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excruciate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excruciate  \Ex*cru"ci*ate\,  a.  [L.  excruciatus  p.  p.  of 
  excruciare  to  excruciate;  ex  out  +  cruciare  to  put  to  death 
  on  a  cross,  to  torment.  See  {Cruciate},  {Cross}.] 
  Excruciated;  tortured. 
 
  And  here  my  heart  long  time  excruciate.  --Chapman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excruciate  \Ex*cru"ci*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Excruciated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Excruciating}.] 
  To  inflict  agonizing  pain  upon  to  torture;  to  torment 
  greatly;  to  rack;  as  to  excruciate  the  heart  or  the  body. 
 
  Their  thoughts,  like  devils,  them  excruciate. 
  --Drayton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excruciate 
  v  1:  torment  emotionally  or  mentally  [syn:  {torment},  {torture}, 
  {rack}] 
  2:  subject  to  torture  [syn:  {torture},  {torment}] 




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