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crucified (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to someone who has been killed by being tied to or nailed to a cross and left there to die: "The crucified victim suffered a long time before he died."
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crucify (verb), crucifies; crucified; crucifying
1. To put (a person) to death by nailing or binding to a cross.
2. To mortify or to subdue (the flesh).
3. To treat cruelly; torment; as, "They crucified the awkward child with teasing."
4. To criticize harshly; pillory: "The media crucified the politician for breaking a campaign pledge."
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