- IPA: /ˈkɹuːsɪfaɪ/
crucify (crucifies, present participle crucifying; past and past participle crucified)
- 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!
- French: crucifier
- German: kreuzigen
- Italian: crocifiggere, crocefiggere
- Portuguese: crucificar
- Russian: распя́ть
- Spanish: crucificar