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Excruʹciate (4 syl.)

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To give one as much pain as crucifying him would do. (Latin, ex crux, where ex is intensitive.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Examiners (Public)
Excalibur (Ex cal [ce] liber [atus])
Excellency (His)
Excelsior
Exception
Exceptions prove the Rule
Exchequer
Excise
Exclusion
Excommunication
Excruciate
Excuse
Exeat (Latin, he may go out)
Execrate
Exequatur
Exercises
Exeter
Exeter Controversy
Exeter Domesday
Exhibition
Exhibition (The Great)