crucifixion

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Synonyms for crucifixion

the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world

the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering

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After the crucification of Jesus Christ, the religion continued to spread and made it recognized as the official religion of the Roman Empire, which was then imposed on the people of the Empire leading to an eventual unification of religion and the state.
The magazine had been renamed Crucification for a special edition on religious satire, and the front page included headlines stating: "Ayatollah rethinks stance on misunderstood Rushdie.
It was believed that a Canadian officer had been killed via excruciating crucification in a barn in Belgium by German soldiers in 1915.
Christians marked Good Friday by partaking in the morning mass in churches and taking out processions to mark the crucification of Jesus Christ.