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Crucifixion vs. Execution

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Crucifixionnoun

An execution by being nailed or tied to an upright cross and left to hang there until dead.

‘Rome used crucifixions as a deterrent, and standard for the 'vilest' crimes, such as slave rebellion.’;

Executionnoun

The act, manner or style of executing (actions, maneuvers, performances).

Crucifixionnoun

(absolute use, often capitalized: The Crucifixion) The death on the Cross of Christ.

Executionnoun

The state of being accomplished.

‘The mission's successful execution lifted the troops' morale.’;

Crucifixionnoun

The military punishment of being tied to a fixed object, often with the limbs in a stretched position.

Executionnoun

The act of putting to death or being put to death as a penalty, or actions so associated.

Crucifixionnoun

(figuratively) An ordeal, terrible, especially malicious treatment imposed upon someone.

‘The suspects' hostile interrogation amounted to a public crucifixion.’;

Executionnoun

(legal) The carrying into effect of a court judgment, or of a will.

Crucifixionnoun

The act of nailing or fastening a person to a cross, for the purpose of putting him to death; the use of the cross as a method of capital punishment.

Executionnoun

(legal) The formal process by which a contract is made valid and put into binding effect.

Crucifixionnoun

The state of one who is nailed or fastened to a cross; death upon a cross.

Executionnoun

(computing) The carrying out of an instruction, program or program segment by a computer.

‘The entire machine slowed down during the execution of the virus checker.’;

Crucifixionnoun

Intense suffering or affliction; painful trial.

‘Do ye proveWhat crucifixions are in love?’;

Executionnoun

The act of executing; a carrying into effect or to completion; performance; achievement; consummation; as, the execution of a plan, a work, etc.

‘The excellence of the subject contributed much to the happiness of the execution.’;

Crucifixionnoun

the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world; the victim's hands and feet are bound or nailed to a cross

Executionnoun

A putting to death as a legal penalty; death lawfully inflicted; as, the execution of a murderer; to grant a stay of execution.

‘A warrant for his execution.’;

Crucifixionnoun

the death of Jesus on the cross

Executionnoun

The act of the mode of performing a work of art, of performing on an instrument, of engraving, etc.; as, the execution of a statue, painting, or piece of music.

‘The first quality of execution is truth.’;

Crucifixionnoun

the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering

Executionnoun

The mode of performing any activity; as, the game plan was excellent, but its execution was filled with mistakes.

Crucifixion

Crucifixion is a method of capital punishment in which the victim is tied or nailed to a large wooden beam and left to hang until eventual death from exhaustion and asphyxiation. It was used as a punishment by the Romans, among others.

Executionnoun

The carrying into effect the judgment given in a court of law.

Executionnoun

That which is executed or accomplished; effect; effective work; - usually with do.

‘To do some fatal execution.’;

Executionnoun

The act of sacking a town.

Executionnoun

putting a condemned person to death

Executionnoun

the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it;

‘they criticised his performance as mayor’; ‘experience generally improves performance’;

Executionnoun

(computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer

Executionnoun

(law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable

Executionnoun

a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out

Executionnoun

the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order;

‘the agency was created for the implementation of the policy’;

Executionnoun

unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

Executionnoun

the carrying out of a plan, order, or course of action

‘he was fascinated by the entire operation and its execution’;

Executionnoun

the technique or style with which an artistic work is produced or carried out

‘the film is entirely professional in its execution’;

Executionnoun

the putting into effect of a legal instrument or order

‘obligation to pay the deposit before the execution of the lease’;

Executionnoun

seizure of the property or person of a debtor in default of payment

‘sixty-seven executions were ordered against goods’;

Executionnoun

the performance of an instruction or program.

Executionnoun

the carrying out of a sentence of death on a condemned person

‘there were mass arrests and executions’; ‘the execution of juveniles is prohibited by international law’;

Executionnoun

the killing of someone as a political act

‘they were held captive for two days and threatened with execution’;

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