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Synonyms for agonizingly

in a very painful manner

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But there's agonizingly little for Duck fans to do but alternately savor and simmer away these final weeks of this most memorable and maddening of football seasons.
The first 15 of the second half was more of the same for the traveling Rathfriland team as Niall Maginn had a firm long range shot saved well and the same player went agonizingly close with a header from a Magennis cross.
The consolidator model of online bill presentment and payment, the model that bankers have been rooting for, has shown agonizingly slow growth.
Bulls and bullfighters and a few random red props appeared and disappeared until the agonizingly funny blood-in-the-sand ending.
The author bolsters this agonizingly obvious, but important and often overlooked aspect of the incident with historical examples from the U.
Adaptation, true to its title, depicts real-life screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's agonizingly humiliating attempts to adapt real-life New Yorker writer Susan Orlean's real-life nonfiction best-seller The Orchid Thief for the screen.
The book--part memoir, part self-help--comes agonizingly close to fulfilling its mission, but not close enough to successfully make it a gripping read.
Jason Roberts released a low pass across the face of goal, but the ball squirmed agonizingly in front of the lunging former Chelsea defender.
For Temagami Mayor Wayne Adair, waiting for the ministry's approval has been an agonizingly slow process, he says.
For others, it is an agonizingly slow and difficult journey.