Definition of 'crucify'
- kill by nailing onto a cross; "Jesus Christ was crucified"
- treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
Synonyms: torment rag bedevil dun frustrate
- criticize harshly or violently; "The press savaged the new President"; "The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
Synonyms: savage pillory