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racking

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  • verbtorture; strain
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Synonyms for racking

verb torture; strain
  • afflict
  • shake
  • torment
  • wrench
  • agonize
  • crucify
  • distress
  • excruciate
  • force
  • harass
  • harrow
  • martyr
  • oppress
  • pain
  • persecute
  • pull
  • stress
  • stretch
  • tear
  • try
  • wring

Antonyms for racking

  • aid
  • assist
  • comfort
  • delight
  • help
  • please
  • soothe
  • pleasure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to racking

acute

adjective. severe, intense

agonizing

adjective. difficult and painful, suffering

excruciating

adjective. torturous, painful

grueling

adjective. difficult, taxing

harrowing

adjective. dangerous, frightening

more acute

adjective. severe, intense
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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