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crucifixion

noun cru·ci·fix·ion \ˌkrü-sə-ˈfik-shən\

: an act of killing someone by nailing or tying his or her hands and feet to a cross : an act of crucifying someone

the Crucifixion : the killing of Jesus Christ on a cross

Full Definition of CRUCIFIXION

1
a capitalized :  the crucifying of Christ
b :  the act of crucifying
2
:  extreme and painful punishment, affliction, or suffering

Examples of CRUCIFIXION

  1. the crucifixion of the rebel Spartacus

First Known Use of CRUCIFIXION

15th century

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