excruciation

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The act of inflicting agonizing pain, or the state of being thus afflicted; that which excruciates; torture
{i} infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
Some excruciating pain
excruciate
to inflict severe pain or agony upon
excruciate
{v} to torture, torment, pain, hurt
excruciate
torment emotionally or mentally
excruciate
subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
excruciate
to inflict intense pain or mental distress on (someone); to torture
excruciate
Excruciated; tortured
excruciate
{f} inflict severe pain upon; torture; irritate greatly
excruciate
To inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body
excruciation

    Hyphenation

    ex·cru·ci·a·tion

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    Etymology

    [ ik-'skrü-shE-"At ] (transitive verb.) circa 1570. Latin excruciatus, past participle of excruciare, from ex- + cruciare to crucify, from cruc-, crux cross.

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