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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Among all such disorders, the most frequently observed is allergic dermatitis, a tormentingly itchy skin condition that is brought on by an allergic response to a foreign substance--airborne pollen, for example, or an ingredient in an animal's food.
But the poem is also about grief--for the self, for the friend, the absence of the friend--and the troubling and mind-bending realization that one of the primary people who would be sought out for comfort after a tragedy is the tragedy, a Mobius strip of awareness that ends only to tormentingly begin again.
This is the burden of the forgetful comic - that the best material is always slightly out of reach, while the corny two liners remain firmly positioned at the front of the mind, tormentingly hum-drum.
He gravely needs to get beyond thoughts of and associations with green but is tormentingly unable to do so, and Arden is too obtuse to offer real counsel or care.
An effete little flirt, Guy soon tormentingly lures the boys' tutor, Xavier, to the brink of molestation.
what seemed simple to us turned out to be tormentingly difficult."
Smith's fiction was produced to ward off the actual lived problems of marital separation, financial hardship, and tormentingly protracted litigation: Smith was 'compelled to live only to write & write only to live' as she put it (p.