Crusaded
Crusade Cru*sade", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Crusaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crusading}.] To engage in a crusade; to attack in a zealous or hot-headed manner. ``Cease crusading against sense.'' --M. Green. [1913 Webster]

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