7 crucify

crucify
v
(pt, pp -fied) [Tn]
1 kill (sb) by nailing or tying him to a cross1(2a) 把(某人)钉死在十字架上.
2 (fig infml 比喻, 口) deal with (sb) very severely 折磨, 虐待(某人)
    The minister was crucified (ie very severely criticized) in the press for his handling of the affair. 部长对此事的处理手法受到新闻界的严厉抨击.