torturous


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extraordinarily painful or distressing

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Your trip down the mountain may be a torturous one -- especially if you're out of shape and dressed for the beach -- but the snowmelt has a tortuous path to the bottom.
They added: "The awful, torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we have experienced."
New Delhi [India], June 20 ( ANI ): After the long and torturous summer spell, the monsoon is finally here and as much as we love to welcome rain, it isn't the best thing for your make-up and hair.
Journalist Said He Was Detained At Miami Airport For Working In The Middle East An American photojournalist describes his torturous experience at a U.S.
"It's time to protect women from dangerous conditions and the unborn from a torturous death."
"Let us all resolve to vote for Mahinda Rajapaksa - the man who brought to an end the 30 years long torturous and torment-full war to an end and brought peace, prosperity, stablity and above all - normalcy in the country.
THE family of John Radford said the consequences of what happened on that day was "truly torturous to live with".
He's gone there to forget the mistakes of his past, to escape his torturous guilt and the nightmares that plague his sleep.
She branches out from that torturous encounter with a bureaucracy Kafka would have recognized to cover the current political scene, with appearances by all the usual villains: Bloomberg, Feinstein, etc.
More than one-hundred and-thirty detainees in the remote naval camp in Cuba have been on hunger strike for five months and a half to protest their indefinite detention and torturous treatments at the hand of US military personnel, press tv reported.
but the dust from a drill is easy to manage, and a half hour of drilling is not nearly as torturous as a half day of jackhammering.
The woman allegedly said she wanted to go to prison to be free from the torturous problems she has to deal with in her life.
All the promise of performances in draws against Arsenal and Manchester City was wiped away in 90 torturous minutes as Liverpool suffered their first home defeat since mid-December.
Fortunately my finger was able to be saved and following a two-hour operation at UHW Heath and a torturous five months of physiotherapy I have regained full use of my hand once more.