Synonyms for crown of thorns

Synonyms for (noun) crown of thorns

Synonyms: crown of thorns

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

Similar words: crown

Definition: a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory

Synonyms: Euphorbia milii, Christ plant, Christ thorn, crown of thorns

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

Similar words: spurge

Definition: any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice

Synonyms: cross, crown of thorns

Definition: any affliction that causes great suffering

Usage: that is his cross to bear; he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns

Similar words: affliction

Definition: a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity

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