Synonyms of crown of thorns


1. cross, crown of thorns, affliction

usage: any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"

2. crown of thorns, Christ thorn, Christ plant, Euphorbia milii, spurge

usage: somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts

3. crown of thorns, crown

usage: a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion

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