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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crucify  \Cru"ci*fy\  (-f?),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crucified} 
  (-f?d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Crucifying}.]  [F.  crucifier,  fr 
  (assumed)  LL  crucificare  for  crucifigere  fr  L.  crux, 
  crucis,  cross  +  figere  to  fix,  the  ending  -figere  being 
  changed  to  -ficare,  F.  -fier  (in  compounds),  as  if  fr  L. 
  facere  to  do  make  See  {Cross},  and  {Fix},  and  cf 
  {Crucifix}.] 
  1.  To  fasten  to  a  cross;  to  put  to  death  by  nailing  the  hands 
  and  feet  to  a  cross  or  gibbet. 
 
  They  cried,  saying,  Crucify  him  cricify  him  --Luke 
  xxiii.  21. 
 
  2.  To  destroy  the  power  or  ruling  influence  of  to  subdue 
  completely;  to  mortify. 
 
  They  that  are  Christ's  have  crucified  the  flesh, 
  with  the  affections  and  lusts.  --Gal.  v.  24. 
 
  3.  To  vex  or  torment.  --Beau.  &  FL 




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