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Death by being nailed to a cross
“This, then, was the occasion of the first persecution of Christians under the Roman Empire.”
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Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs
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An instance of fierce public criticism or opposition
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Severe suffering, difficulty or privation
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
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A riot aimed at persecution or massacre of a particular ethnic or religious group, usually Jews
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The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery
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The suffering of death on account of adherence to the one's faith, beliefs or cause
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Cruel, violent or indecent treatment of a person or animal
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The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats
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Harsh and cruel treatment
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An unjust, dishonest, or immoral act
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