Crucify

Definition of Crucify

Cru´ci`fy   Pronunciation: ~f?
v. t.1.To fasten to a cross; to put to death by nailing the hands and feet to a cross or gibbet.
[imp. & p. p. Crucified (-f?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Crucifying.]
They cried, saying, Crucify him, cricify him.
- Luke xxiii. 21.
2.To destroy the power or ruling influence of; to subdue completely; to mortify.
They that are Christ's have crucified the flesh, with the affections and lusts.
- Gal. v. 24.
3.To vex or torment.

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