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- To execute (a person) by nailing to a cross.
- To punish or otherwise express extreme anger at, especially as a scapegoat or target of outrage.
After his public gaffe, he was crucified in the media.
- 1992, Tori Amos, Crucify (song)
- I crucify myself and nothing I do is good enough for you.
- (informal) To thoroughly beat at a sport or game.
West Ham beat Manchester City five nil - they crucified them!
to execute a person by nailing to a crucifix
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