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  1. cross, crown of thornsnoun

    any affliction that causes great suffering

    "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"

    Synonyms:
    crossing, hybridisation, crossbreeding, crossbreed, crisscross, hybridization, hybrid, interbreeding, mark, cross, hybridizing

  2. crown of thorns, Christ thorn, Christ plant, Euphorbia miliinoun

    somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts

    Synonyms:
    cross

  3. crown of thornsnoun

    a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion

    Synonyms:
    cross

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  1. Marwan Lahoud:

    It could have been a crown of laurels; it is in the process of becoming a crown of thorns, and we are taking measures to rediscover the laurels, i am not concerned at all about the future of the aircraft. The difficulties we have today are difficulties of execution.

  2. Charlotte Brontë:

    Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns.

  3. William Jennings Bryan:

    Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country. We will answer their demand for a gold standard by saying to them: You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns, you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.


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