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  Definition of Crucify
  1. criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
  2. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
  3. kill by nailing onto a cross; "Jesus Christ was crucified"
Similar Words: savage, pillory, torment, rag, bedevil, dun, frustrate

 

Hyponyms: madden, hamstring, tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer, persecute, oppress

 

Derivational Morphology: frustration, crucifixion, excruciation, badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment, harassment, tormentor, tormenter, persecutor, crucifix, rood, rood-tree

 

 
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