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Meaning of CRUCIATE

Pronunciation:  'kroosheeit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  shaped like a cross
 

CRUCIATE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cruciform, symmetric, symmetrical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cru"ci*ate\ (kr?"sh?-?t or -sh?t; 106), a. [L.
    cruciatus, p. p. of cruciare to crucify, torture, fr. crux,
    crucis, a cross. See {Cross}.]
    1. Tormented. [Obs.] --Bale.
    
    2. (Bot.) Having the leaves or petals arranged in the form of
       a cross; cruciform.
    
    
  2. \Cru"ci*ate\ (kr?"sh?-?t), v. t.
    To torture; to torment. [Obs.] See {Excruciate}. --Bale.
    
    
 

 

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