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TORTURE





Definition:

  1. [noun] extreme mental distress
    Synonyms: anguish, torment

  2. [noun] unbearable physical pain
    Synonyms: torment

  3. [noun] intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"
    Synonyms: agony, torment

  4. [noun] the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    Synonyms: distortion, overrefinement, straining, twisting

  5. [noun] the act of torturing someone; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
    Synonyms: torturing

  6. [verb] torment emotionally or mentally
    Synonyms: torment, excruciate, rack

  7. [verb] subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
    Synonyms: excruciate, torment

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