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verb [transitive] crucify pronunciation in American English /ˈkrusɪˌfaɪ/
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present tense
present participlecrucifying
past tensecrucified
past participlecrucified
  1. 1
    to kill someone by fastening them to a cross with nails or rope
  2. 2
    informal to criticize someone in a very cruel way

    I’m going to get crucified by the media for this.


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