Crucifixion

Definition of Crucifixion

Cru`ci`fix´ion   Pronunciation: kr?`s?-f?k´sh?n
n.1.The act of nailing or fastening a person to a cross, for the purpose of putting him to death; the use of the cross as a method of capital punishment.
2.The state of one who is nailed or fastened to a cross; death upon a cross.
3.Intense suffering or affliction; painful trial.
Do ye prove
What crucifixions are in love?
- Herrick.

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agony, anguish, atrocious pain, beheading, burning, capital punishment, clawing, cruciation, decapitation, decollation, defenestration, electrocution, excruciation, execution, fusillade, garrote, gassing, hanging, hell, hell upon earth, hemlock, holocaust, horror, judicial murder, laceration, lancination, lapidation, martyrdom, martyrization, necktie party, nightmare, passion, persecution, poisoning, purgatory, rack, shooting, stoning, strangling, strangulation, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope, torment, torture
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