Definitions for: Excruciate


[v] subject to torture
[v] torment emotionally or mentally



Webster (1913) Definition: Ex*cru"ci*ate, a. [L. excruciatus, p. p. of
excruciare to excruciate; ex out + cruciare to put to death
on a cross, to torment. See Cruciate, Cross.]
Excruciated; tortured.

And here my heart long time excruciate. --Chapman.


Ex*cru"ci*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excruciated;
p. pr. & vb. n. Excruciating.]
To inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment
greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body.

Their thoughts, like devils, them excruciate.
--Drayton.

Synonyms: rack, torment, torment, torture, torture

See Also: anguish, hurt, injure, martyr, martyrise, martyrize, pain, rack, wound

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