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crucify

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crucifycru‧ci‧fy /ˈkruːsɪfaɪ/ verb (crucified, crucifying, crucifies) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MXKILLto kill someone by fastening them to a cross2 CRITICIZEto criticize someone severely and cruelly for something they have done, especially in public
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crucifyIf the newspapers find out, you'll be crucified.One does not need to go to Jerusalem to be crucified.You speak your mind, and you get crucified for it.He would be heartbreakingly tender with her body while he crucified her mind and dragged her pride through the mud.He had been crucified on to the floor and, like the last victim, had been alive when this had occurred.After all, it crucified our Lord!So why crucify yourself in public?
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Verb table
crucify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycrucify
he, she, itcrucifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycrucified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave crucified
he, she, ithas crucified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad crucified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill crucify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have crucified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam crucifying
he, she, itis crucifying
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you, we, theyare crucifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas crucifying
you, we, theywere crucifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been crucifying
he, she, ithas been crucifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been crucifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be crucifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been crucifying
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