living hell

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Synonyms for living hell

excruciating punishment

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After the living hell of recent times, the little red tractor is a symbol of hope and pride for farmers.
When Sipowicz, a recovering alcoholic, went off the wagon after his son was murdered, he faced certain and complete ruin, a living hell.
Every time viewers turn on the boob tube, they are assaulted by a relentless series of stories about how modern technology is causing cancer, birth defects, and miscarriages, poisoning people, and making modern life a living hell.
It was followed by The Room (1971), the monologue of an imprisoned psychopath and his fantasies of revenge; The Demon (1976), the story of a sexually obsessed executive; and Requiem for a Dream (1978), about the living hell of four drug addicts.
It is making life a living hell, damaging buildings and the road surface.
THIS weekend Thomas and Helen O'Driscoll must be enduring a living hell as they prepare to bury their three sons Patrick, Thomas and Jonathan.
I went through this living hell for over a year and then received a phone call out of the blue saying forget it," said Merrick.
These families have made our communities a living hell where people have actually moved from areas of this town to try and get away from the crime and anti-social behaviour.
The best we can hope for him is that he spends the rest of his life incarcerated where his life is a living hell, being the recipient of all evils, deprivations and degradations that his situation can provide.
Hundreds of rioters have showed their hateful rage as they make life a living hell for their neighbours.
However, those ambitions not only led the country to fight several brutal wars with India, but also turned the region once known as paradise into "a living hell," according to an opinion published in Pakistan's The Dawn newspaper.
For no longer can I live alone On this blood and war-torn world Because my life feels as empty As a dried up well And it feels as though I'm walking Through a living hell It also feels so pointless As she made my life worth living On this war-torn world.
Would you want to live in what would become a living hell and be unable to sell any property, be unable to think your children will be safe in the streets?
The police long ago surrendered this enclave to the roaming gangs of youths who've made existence a living hell for the elderly residents.
I was involved in my first marriage, and it was a living hell for various reasons,'' he continues.