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excruciation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Excruciation  \Ex*cru`ci*a"tion\n.  [L.  excruciatio.] 
  The  act  of  inflicting  agonizing  pain,  or  the  state  of  being 
  thus  afflicted;  that  which  excruciates;  torture.  --Feltham. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  excruciation 
  n  :  the  infliction  of  extremely  painful  punishment  or  suffering 
  [syn:  {crucifixion}] 




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