Examples of crucifixion in a Sentence
the crucifixion of the rebel Spartacus
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In 2016, Pope Francis established another feast day to honor St. Mary Magdalene, a devoted follower of Jesus who the Bible says witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection.
The iconic church, revered by Christians as the site of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, had been closed for three days to protest the Israeli tax plan.
The Holocaust is the execution, the crucifixion of Christ.
In front of a two-story house with a menorah large enough for a crucifixion on the lawn, invisible arms encircled my waist.
In Saudi Arabia, political protest is a capital crime, and one dissident had recently been sentenced to crucifixion, a fact that might have explained the uniformly warm welcome Trump’s delegation received.
This man, destined to eternal night, who during this hour endured crucifixion on pitiless Calvary, who suffered in body and soul; one of the most wretched from among this crowd of broken heroes: this man’s eyes shall be opened!
The holiday, which celebrates Christ's return from the grave following his crucifixion, usually occurs between March 22 and April 25.
Militants in the city carried out public beheadings for blasphemy and crucifixions for murder.
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: 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
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