Definition of crucify:
humiliate, remonstrate, lecture, rebuke, nark, dispatch, tear apart, rile, confound, bilk, chew out, repress, gibbet, blare, boom, rack, suppress, humble, sphacelate, rally, call on the carpet, razz, take someone's life, strangle, inhibit, irritate, tame, get to, lambast, get over, dun, gangrene, shoot, reproof, foil, quash, chagrin, abase, frustrate, tantalise, knock down, twit, cod, smash, necrose, kill, vex, bother, tantalize, nail, call down, trounce, chafe, baffle, assassinate, scold, chide, savage, confuse, exterminate, tease, hang, shell, pain, discombobulate, harangue, throw, reduce, censure, befuddle, fuddle, overcome, subordinate, taunt, keep down, damn, bump off, master, take to task, murder, scotch, rag, blast, bedevil, ride, dress down, conquer, subdue, chew up, thwart, fox, jaw, massacre, pillory, reward, torment, tell off, bait, subjugate, excruciate, gravel, get at, mortify, tear someone/something to pieces/shreds, berate, surmount, devil, bawl out, take/bring/hold someone to task, nettle, have words, cross, attack, curb, spoil, reprimand, stamp down, annoy, slaughter.
- "Thoughts on Missions", Sheldon Dibble.
Many writings of Tertullian bear witness of the persecution of his own time, respecting which he says: " You crucify and impale Christians; you tear open their sides with hooks; we lay down our necks; we are driven before wild beasts; we are burnt in fires; we are banished into islands."- "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.
- "Jimgrim and Allah's Peace", Talbot Mundy.