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Noun: crucifixion  ,kroo-su'fik-shun
  1. The act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross
     
  2. The infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
    - excruciation
Noun: Crucifixion
  1. The death of Jesus by crucifixion

Derived forms: crucifixions, Crucifixions

Type of: capital punishment, death, death penalty, decease, executing, execution, expiry, torture, torturing

Encyclopedia: Crucifixion, 1965