Crucify

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Historical UsagePlay
Understand 'crucify' originated from a form of ancient execution. SlideAncient civilizations used to crucify criminals as a brutal method of execution.
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Religious ContextPlay
Recognize 'crucify' is a key term in Christianity, symbolizing sacrifice and redemption. SlideJesus was crucified, an event central to the Christian faith.
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Metaphoric ExtensionPlay
See 'crucify' used metaphorically to express severe punishment or criticism. SlideThe whistleblower felt crucified by the very people he tried to protect.