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extraordinarily painful or distressing

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Grace Reid came agonisingly close to Scotland's first Commonwealth diving medal in 56 years in the women's one-metre springboard final, but finished fifth.
The pulsating finish, which saw goalkeeper Joe Hart's last-gasp header tipped agonisingly wide, seemed highly unlikely at the break.
Summary: Edin Dzeko threw Manchester City an FA Cup lifeline after Notts County had come agonisingly close to humiliating Roberto Mancini's men.
While the Welsh management launched an appeal believing one of WELSH cyclist Sam Harrison agonisingly missed out on a Commonwealth Games bronze medal and was also controversially denied the chance of gaining another podium finish.
CRICKET: Warwickshire fell agonisingly short of a potentially decisive first innings lead on the third day of the Second XI Championship final against Surrey at Wormsley.
The Bulls did, however, come agonisingly close after their 21-18 triumph at Hull FC.
Brophy, agonisingly, fell just one run short of his century but Rashid went on to register a career-best 136 not out which followed his unbeaten 117 in his previous innings against Hampshire at Basingstoke.
GODOLPHIN were agonisingly denied consecutive wins in the Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes at Newbury as Frankie Dettori and Alexandros lost out to Virtual in a photo-finish.
England came agonisingly close to victory in the First Test and will be determined to press home any advantage this time.
Macorville, agonisingly pipped at the post in the Northumberland Plate by Juniper Girl, will try to atone for that near-miss in the skybet.
He started the day that far behind Dean Hornby of Hull, who agonisingly had second-placed Rooster Booster running for him in the same race.
Skipper Warburton saw red in the 19th minute of the semi in Auckland for a spear tackle on France's Vincent Clerc and Wales missed out agonisingly 9-8.
JANE Chapple-Hyam is hoping Secret Asset can gain compensation for agonisingly missing the cut at Royal Ascot when liningup for the Gosforth Park Cup at Newcastle tomorrow.
Martin Boyle nearly nabbed a late winner for the home side when he met a Campbell free-kick but his effort slid agonisingly wideandMontrose'shopesofvictoryendedwhenDarylNicolwas sent off in 87 minutes after picking up a second yellow card.