calvary calvary  /ˈkæl və ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
  2. (n) any experience that causes intense suffering

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The marches are a calvary because my luggage is very heavy and I can't handle it.

News

  1. DENNIS KNIGHT: Calvary Day alumni moving up in the baseball world

    It's been an eventful year for Calvary Day baseball alumni. Last week, former Cavaliers standout Tyler Bashlor was selected in the 11th round of the Major League Draft by the New York Mets.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

  2. Voice of Calvary: Rebuilding Neighborhoods

    Voice of Calvary Ministries President Phil Reed gave a June 6 presentation about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program at the King Edward Hotel. Photo by Trip Burns
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Jackson Free Press

  3. Shreveport Notebook: Calvary Baptist pitcher shuns MLB in favor of Oklahoma State

    Calvary Baptist's Garrett Williams was Baseball America's top Louisiana prospect entering the draft. - (Jerit Roser, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Minden blindsided by loss of football coach...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

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Quotes

  1. "Maybe the Calvary is here," said Davies with a grin, making it known he wants to take advantage of any opportunity to remain in Atlanta.
    on Apr 8, 2007 By: Kyle Davies Source: Forbes

  2. Those who insist upon bringing Demjanjuk before a court, Buchanan argues, are motivated by the "same satanic brew of hate and revenge that drove another innocent Man up Calvary that first Good Friday 2,000 years ago."
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: Pat Buchanan Source: Tablet Magazine

  3. "We consider this law a measure of respect for all those who went through the most savage calvary of class struggle, those that had their bones broken, were executed without trial and had their properties taken," Mr Berisha said.
    on Dec 22, 2008 By: Sali Berisha Source: The Australian

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