- vt. 钉在十字架上处死；迫害；折磨
kill by nailing onto a cross;
"Jesus Christ was crucified"
"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
hold within limits and control;
"subdue one's appetites"
"mortify the flesh"
criticize harshly or violently;
"The press savaged the new President"
"The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage"
- Christ was crucified on a crucifix.
- The minister was crucified by the press for his handling of the affair.
- For even as love crowns you so shall she crucify you.
Somebody has to be held up before the stockholders and crucified so that they can say: 'See, it was all his fault. He was to blame!'出自： H. Robbins
He would be severely beaten up, then subjected to some crucifying punishment and, if that did not teach him, very probably executed.出自：Listener