excrucio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ex (out of, from) + cruciō (crucify; torture, torment).

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Verb[edit]

present active excruciō, present infinitive excruciāre, perfect active excruciāvī, supine excruciātum

  1. I torment greatly, torture, rack, plague; afflict, distress, harass, vex.
  2. I force out by torturing, extort.

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References[edit]

  • excrucio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879