torment


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Synonyms for torment

Synonyms for torment

excruciating punishment

to subject (another) to extreme physical cruelty, as in punishing

to come to mind continually

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unbearable physical pain

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extreme mental distress

intense feelings of suffering

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a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented

a severe affliction

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the act of harassing someone

torment emotionally or mentally

subject to torture

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JUNGLE | |JAPES: Jorgie Porter, above, and with fellow Snake Rock Camper Susannah Constantine in the Trailer of Torment, left
Some are never set free, from this torment you see, life can be so incredibly cruel.
But I am glad that the headline writer did not follow his ugly lead and present us with a headline in big bold letters that read 'Matadors' torment black boys.
Mainline evangelical Fudge proposes a conditionalist understanding of hell as a place of total, everlasting destruction to replace the traditionalist view of hell as unending conscious torment, and finds justification for it in the Bible.
TORMENT SAINT: THE LIFE OF ELLIOTT SMITH provides a fine biography of a musician whose many influences and personas permeated genres and changed lives.
The main thematic categories identified were: the trail of torment leading to the decision to amputate; the turning point--taking the decision; "I just couldn't take any more pain"; "we opt for life, we don't want to die".
RELATIVES of the seven people who died in a pile-up on the M5 said their torment goes on after manslaughter charges against a firework display organiser were dropped.
Sarah Preston, policy director with the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, worries that the lack of definitions for terms such as intent and torment could "chill free speech," giving police prosecutors too much discretion and "invit[ing] arbitrary enforcement" that "could punish factually true statements.
Summary: A coroner has ruled that a vulnerable man who died after suffering 30 years of torment by yobs was unlawfully killed.
One nearby homeowner, who did not Full story want to be named, said: "The householder has been the butt of torment from local yobs.
The mentally victimized policemen declared it as unfair rule of justice with us and now they have been suffering from emotional torment and pain.
A BRITISH couple held hostage by Somali pirates spoke last night of the mutual torment of their separation as their wedding anniversary approaches.
Their torment ended in their tragic deaths because the police and council failed to respond to Fiona's pleas for help.
Fiona Pilkington who had to endure years of torment at the hands of a local gang of yobs.
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