crucifix crucifix  /ˈkru sə ˌfɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) representation of the cross on which Jesus died
  2. (n) a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings when the gymnast supports himself with both arms extended horizontally

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Usage(s):

  1. But a crucifix finally shows up at the film's end, and the film's response to it is surprisingly equivocal.
  2. What troubled the bishop about the crucifix was that it had no cross, but only a green bronze, faceless figure cast roughly in the shape of a cross.
  3. Vicar Chambers was as undisturbed about the crucifix as he had been about the Bulgarian trials.

News

  • Church In Shelton Vandalized, Statues Destroyed

    Vandals who broke into St. Margaret Mary Church in Shelton overturned the altar, ripped the tabernacle off the wall, damaged a crucifix, overturned pews, broke statues inside and outside, and poured oil over flooring in the parish hall and carpeting in the main body of the church, the pastor said.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

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Quotes

  1. Zawahiri, Bin Laden's Egyptian born right hand man, said described the Pakistan army as "hunting dogs under [US President George W.] Bush's crucifix. Let the Pakistani army know that the killing of Abd al-Rashid Ghazi and his male and female...
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Inquirer.net

  2. In his interview with the Telesur network, Mr. Zelaya said, "Today I feel like I have sufficient spiritual strength, blessed with the blood of Christ, to be able to arrive there and raise the crucifix."
    on Jul 5, 2009 By: Manuel Zelaya Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "We cannot erase our history," Charest said of the predominantly Catholic province. "The crucifix is about 350 years of history in Quebec that none of us are ever going to erase, and of a very strong presence, in particular of the Catholic...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Jean Charest Source: International Herald Tribune

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