Definitions for crucifyˈkru səˌfaɪ
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kill by nailing onto a cross
"Jesus Christ was crucified"
torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate(verb)
"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
mortify, subdue, crucify(verb)
hold within limits and control
"subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
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"
To execute (a person) by nailing to a cross.
Origin: crucefier, from crucifigo.
to fasten to a cross; to put to death by nailing the hands and feet to a cross or gibbet
to destroy the power or ruling influence of; to subdue completely; to mortify
to vex or torment
Origin: [F. crucifier, fr. (assumed) LL. crucificare, for crucifigere, fr, L. crux, crucis, cross + figere to fix, the ending -figere being changed to -ficare, F. -fier (in compounds), as if fr. L. facere to do, make. See Cross, and Fix, and cf. Crucifix.]
"Crucify" is a song by American singer-songwriter and musician Tori Amos. It was released as the fifth single from her debut studio album Little Earthquakes. It was released on May 12, 1992 by Atlantic Records in North America and on June 8 by EastWest Records in the UK.
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- разпъвам на кръстBulgarian
- crucificarCatalan, Valencian
- ceusScottish Gaelic
- keresztre feszítHungarian
- crocifiggere, crocefiggereItalian
- korsfesteNorwegian Nynorsk
- çarmıha germek, haçlamakTurkish
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