- v kill by nailing onto a cross
- v treat cruelly
- v hold within limits and control
- v criticize harshly or violently
- It's the greatest force in publishing today, with the power to raise authors from the dead (Leo Tolstoy) or crucify them on the national stage (James Frey).
- After receiving several e-mail death threats and a cell phone text from someone who threatened to crucify his young daughter, Guillen packed up his family and moved to Miami .
- Major, still mic'ed, condemned several members of his Cabinet, calling them "bastards" that he would "crucify.
News & Articles
- Interpreting Isn't Kennedy's Skill
THERE are times I dread bringing out the nails and wood to crucify an artist, which makes this a truly dark day at the office. There is no nicer man than Brian Kennedy. Though we've never sat down for a formal chat, we have rubbed shoulders at various Irish events over the years.
June 27, 2013 - Irish Central
- Jerry Rice in ESPN
I came to San Francisco, and I found another father, Bill Walsh,Rice said. "He was always there for me, when I was dropping balls, doing everything, when the media were trying to crucify him, 'Why did you go draft this small college player...
- Alastair Clarkson in The Canberra Times
We have won 15 games of footy so we are not going to crucify ourselves over one game of footy,Clarkson said. "Richmond, in my view, hunted the footy, had a lot more to play for than what we did early in the game and it showed on the...
- Alex Ovechkin in CBC.ca
I know there will be some [reporters] back home who will crucify us and put tons of dirt on us, but those people don't know anything about hockey,Ovechkin told the Russian media. "Don't judge our team by one game. We are still strong. :...