Crucify

What is Crucify ?

Crucify is (verb) 1. to nail someone to a cross as a punishment Christ was crucified between two thieves. 2. to criticise someone sharply My brother would crucify me if he knew I had used his car without asking him. I can’t call her now, she’d crucify me if I woke her up.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level