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Synonyms for crucify
ˈkru səˌfaɪcru·ci·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crucifyverb

    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, frustrateverb

    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, crucifyverb

    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, crucifyverb

    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

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  1. crucifyverb

    Synonyms:
    put to death upon the cross

  2. crucifyverb

    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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. President Nicolas Maduro:

    If you want, crucify me, kill me, the price is a distortion ... I think the time has come ... to do it this year. I assume the responsibility and the criticisms.

  5. William Kunstler:

    You can crucify a Jesus, you can poison a Socrates, you can hang John Brown or Nathan Hale, you can kill a Che Guevara, you can jail a Eugene Debs or a Bobby Seale. You can assassinate John Kennedy or a Martin Luther King, but the problems remain, the hangman's rope never solved a single problem except that of one man.


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