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extraordinarily painful or distressing

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With agonizing slowness, his couple struggled with attraction, ambiguity, and revulsion.
The God who comes to be with us in Jesus walks our streets, shares our pain, weeps our tears, suffers our humiliations, and dies the most agonizing of human deaths.
No matter what happens thereafter--great wins or agonizing losses--the four days of the ABCA Convention will leave an indelible imprint on your mind.
The agonizing and tiring journey is filled with startling moments.
For example, after agonizing about whether specific curriculum components met one standard or another, no one ever questioned any of my decisions, so I often wondered if the labels were more important than their accuracy.
Diana Son's Stop Kiss, the surprise hit of the off-Broadway season at the Joseph Papp Public Theater, zeroes in on that last agonizing moment before the love between two women speaks its name.
Three agonizing days later, Tom and Jeff stood 8,848 m (29,028 ft) on top of the world.
Prevention education is the key to avoiding agonizing burn injuries, while survivor services prove paramount to improving quality of life for courageous burn survivors.
Tarantino capably captures Nick's agonizing claustrophobia in his premature grave (as did George Sluizer, who made both Hollywood's and the Netherlands' ``Vanishings'').
Handpicked men are put through agonizing physical training and expert weapons schooling, and then go forth to and perform critical military operations against huge odds.
It's nothing to do with wanting to be fed, they've been agonizing over their lost souls.
I'm Alive, 2000, declares a curve, bending and stretching in what looks like an agonizing exercise--a protoplasmic body just flexible enough not to break--while Secretion (Urge), 2000, seems the embodiment of an impulse, growing more monstrous by the minute.
Because the technique involves embryos that have not yet been implanted in the mother's womb, they write, couples may avoid the agonizing decision of whether to abort an affected fetus.
This is not to say that senators didn't dig deep into their own souls, agonizing over what Robert Byrd, for one, called the most important vote of his 39-year congressional career.