agony


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Synonyms for agony

intense feelings of suffering

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a state of acute pain

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In the extremity of agony he shouted upon his servants and allies--``Stephen and Saint Maur
I had but escaped death in one form of agony, to be delivered unto worse than death in some other.
I struggled no more, but the agony of my soul found vent in one loud, long, and final scream of despair.
But the agony of my wound overcame me; my pulses paused, and I fainted.
I only wonder that at that moment, instead of venting my sensations in exclamations and agony, I did not rush among mankind and perish in the attempt to destroy them.
With him sank the rock, which, even in his dying agony he had still held up.
They little know, who coldly talk of the poor man's bereavements, as a happy release from pain to the departed, and a merciful relief from expense to the survivor--they little know, I say, what the agony of those bereavements is.
But what was that--that old gray head that rose above the water's surface, and with looks of agony, and screams for aid, buffeted with the waves
The tale told itself at once: some scattered garments lay on the beach; a human head was just visible above the waves at a little distance from the shore; and an old man, wringing his hands in agony, was running to and fro, shrieking for assistance.
12 (ANI): Senior advocate and Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Friday expressed his "sadness" on the statements made by the four Supreme Court judges and said he could feel their agony that compelled them to address the media.
Fragmented from promotional material -- Event official Facebook page CAIRO -- 30 December 2017: American biographical film, "The Agony and the Ecstasy", will screen at the Jesuit Cultural Center, Cairo, on December 30.
She said: "I twisted my leg as I went to kick a ball and was in absolute agony.
Struggling between relief and agony, they hate to hear what they have always wanted to know - what actually happened to their son that dreadful early morning of Sept.
Jamie said he was approached by Sivell and Western Edge after the release of Unfinished Agony earlier in the year.