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.


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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.


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