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Definition of Crucify


  1. To fasten to a cross; to put to death by nailing the hands and feet to a cross or gibbet.
  2. To destroy the power or ruling influence of; to subdue completely; to mortify.
  3. To vex or torment.

Crucify Quotations

Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future.
Fulton Oursler

We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.
Fulton Oursler

These critics who crucify me do not guess the littlest part of my sincerity. They must be burned in a blaze. I cannot learn from them.
Zane Grey

I could never do a show, or be a personality like Howard Stern, where you take all that heat from critics. What he does, he does, but the critical heat would crucify me.
Chuck Barris

I figured there's nobody who's going to beat me or shoot me or crucify me. I can't help if people don't like me up there in Washington. I've got a district that I respect, and I think it respects me.
Ralph Hall
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Crucify Translations

crucify in Dutch is kruisigen, kruisen
crucify in German is kreuzigen
crucify in Spanish is crucificar
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