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extraordinarily painful or distressing

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The pulsating finish, which saw goalkeeper Joe Hart's last-gasp header tipped agonisingly wide, seemed highly unlikely at the break.
After agonisingly finishing fourth in the men's 40km points race, the 18-year-old was part of the 4000m team pursuit along with Jon Mould, Luke Rowe and Rhys Lloyd who were controversially disqualified.
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.com Silver Cup Stakes at York.
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.
NEWCASTLE Vikings' women's team agonisingly lost their England Handball League Cup semi-final by a late goal to reigning champions London GD II on Saturday.
TOM DALEY and James Denny came agonisingly close to gold in the men's synchronised 10m platform after a nearperfect final dive which left them with silver.
Waterstone's Crime in the City short story competition is now open, and the winner will receive a PS100 Waterstones voucher and have their story published on the Simon and Schuster Dark Pages website www.thedarkpages.co.uk Entries should be a 1500-word short story using the following first sentence: 'The four faces of the old Central Station clock seemed to be suspended in time as well as from the roof; the dark hands stuck agonisingly a few minutes short of ...' ?
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.
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.
Agonisingly pretty, it was one of Ford's lost opportunities and, given how hot supercars have become, would have sold out in seconds.
CRAIG BELLAMY may have upset many with his outburst after the wretched 2-0 defeat to Finland on Saturday, but the Wales captain is always a welcome relief from the agonisingly dull world of Premier League footballers.
Massa (inset right) came agonisingly close to taking the championship five months ago, only to lose out by a single point to Lewis Hamilton.