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Synonyms for crucify
ˈkru səˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crucify(verb)

    kill by nailing onto a cross

    "Jesus Christ was crucified"

    Synonyms:
    subdue, bedevil, blast, pillory, rag, savage, mortify, dun, frustrate, torment

  2. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate(verb)

    treat cruelly

    "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

    Synonyms:
    bawl out, chide, confound, befuddle, cross, lambast, foil, fox, savage, nark, tease, frustrate, bedevil, spoil, take to task, bother, blast, rile, rack, gravel, excruciate, trounce, bilk, rally, dun, get to, berate, thwart, torment, torture, chew out, pillory, baffle, nettle, throw, scotch, chafe, ride, get at, subdue, lecture, irritate, have words, reproof, razz, call down, tantalise, mortify, annoy, tantalize, reprimand, cod, scold, taunt, rebuke, rag, jaw, discombobulate, vex, lambaste, chew up, dress down, confuse, call on the carpet, remonstrate, bait, twit, devil, fuddle

  3. mortify, subdue, crucify(verb)

    hold within limits and control

    "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"

    Synonyms:
    chasten, get over, master, inhibit, conquer, pillory, quash, humble, surmount, frustrate, bedevil, suppress, abase, chagrin, savage, keep down, dun, gangrene, torment, subjugate, sphacelate, humiliate, reduce, curb, stamp down, subordinate, tame, necrose, mortify, rag, blast, overcome, subdue, repress

  4. savage, blast, pillory, crucify(verb)

    criticize harshly or violently

    "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"

    Synonyms:
    dun, savage, bedevil, subdue, gibbet, shoot, blare, pillory, nail, mortify, rag, boom, knock down, frustrate, shell, torment, blast, smash

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crucify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put to death upon the cross

  2. crucify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    subdue (as the passions, by christian principles), overcome, mortify

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How to use crucify in a sentence?

  1. Roger Ebert:

    Don't crucify me because of what your idea of a movie star is, i didn't start out to be a movie star. I started out to be an actor. ... You lose track of the human being behind the image of the movie star.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    At the end of the day, I'm trying to distinguish ourselves from our enemies, they crucify people, they rape women, they sell them into slavery, they will kill people's children before their eyes.

  3. Graziella Blatter-Bianca:

    Everyone wants to crucify him now, and no one wants to accept any more how much good he has done for soccer, especially for the advancement of women on the pitch as well as in the ranks of officialdom.

  4. Franklin Graham:

    Not only do they kill and butcher and rape Christians and burn churches and crucify Christians, but they turn on each other and kill each other, this is something our country is going to have to come to grips with.

  5. 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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