agony


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Synonyms for agony

intense feelings of suffering

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a state of acute pain

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The feeling of jealousy, which had tortured him during the period of uncertainty, had passed away at the instant when the tooth had been with agony extracted by his wife's words.
In the extremity of agony he shouted upon his servants and allies--``Stephen and Saint Maur!
I half smiled in my agony as I thought of such application of such a term.
-- I had but escaped death in one form of agony, to be delivered unto worse than death in some other.
I struggled no more, but the agony of my soul found vent in one loud, long, and final scream of despair.
But the agony of my wound overcame me; my pulses paused, and I fainted.
I only wonder that at that moment, instead of venting my sensations in exclamations and agony, I did not rush among mankind and perish in the attempt to destroy them.
It is inconceivable, the agony with which this public veneration tortured him.
With him sank the rock, which, even in his dying agony he had still held up.
'They little know, who coldly talk of the poor man's bereavements, as a happy release from pain to the departed, and a merciful relief from expense to the survivor--they little know, I say, what the agony of those bereavements is.
But what was that--that old gray head that rose above the water's surface, and with looks of agony, and screams for aid, buffeted with the waves!
'The tale told itself at once: some scattered garments lay on the beach; a human head was just visible above the waves at a little distance from the shore; and an old man, wringing his hands in agony, was running to and fro, shrieking for assistance.
Valerie jones JO'S AGONY Emma said: "The pain got worse and worse.
ECSTASY to agony to ecstasy to agony to ecstasy again.
KILMARNOCK are not the only ones suffering Euro agony.