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excruciating


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  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excruciating  \Ex*cru"ci*a`ting\ 
  Torturing;  racking.  ``Excruciating  pain.''  --V.  Knox. 
  ``Excruciating  fears.''  --Bentley  --  {Ex*cru"ci*a`ting*ly}, 
  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excruciating 
  adj  :  extremely  painful  [syn:  {agonizing},  {harrowing},  {torturing}, 
  {torturous},  {torturesome}] 




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