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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agonize  \Ag"o*nize\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Agonized};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Agonizing}.]  [F.  agoniser  LL  agonizare  fr  Gr  ?. 
  See  {Agony}.] 
  1.  To  writhe  with  agony;  to  suffer  violent  anguish. 
 
  To  smart  and  agonize  at  every  pore.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  struggle;  to  wrestle;  to  strive  desperately. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  agonizing 
  adj  :  extremely  painful  [syn:  {excruciating},  {harrowing},  {torturing}, 
  {torturous},  {torturesome}] 




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