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crŭcĭātus , ūs, m.,
I.torture, torment, a torturing, execution, etc. (often syn. with supplicium; freq. and class. in sing. and plur.).
B. In gen., ruin, calamity, misfortune (esp. in curses, etc.): “maximum in malum cruciatumque insiliamus,into utter ruin, Plaut. Mil. 2, 3, 8: “cum cruciatu tuo istaec hodie verba funditas,” i. e. to thy ruin, misfortune, id. Am. 4, 2, 13; 2, 2, 161; id. Capt. 3, 5, 23: “abi in malum cruciatum,go to the gallows, go hang, id. Aul. 3, 3, 11; id. Pers. 4, 4, 25; cf. crux, II.—
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