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    torture

    torture - Dictionary definition and meaning for word torture

    Definition
    (noun) extreme mental distress
    Synonyms : anguish , torment
    Definition
    (noun) unbearable physical pain
    Synonyms : torment
    Definition
    (noun) intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
    Synonyms : agony , torment
    Example Sentence
    • an agony of doubt
    • the torments of the damned
    Definition
    (noun) the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean Definition
    (noun) the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
    Synonyms : torturing
    Example Sentence
    • it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession
    Definition
    (verb) torment emotionally or mentally
    Synonyms : excruciate , rack , torment
    Definition
    (verb) subject to torture
    Synonyms : excruciate , torment
    Example Sentence
    • The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible
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