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torture

see definition of torture
  • nounsevere mental or physical pain
  • verbupset or hurt severely
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Synonyms for torture

noun severe mental or physical pain
  • misery
  • persecution
  • suffering
  • torment
  • ache
  • affliction
  • agony
  • anguish
  • crucifixion
  • distress
  • dolor
  • excruciation
  • impalement
  • laceration
  • martyrdom
  • pang
  • rack
  • tribulation
  • twinge
  • cruciation
  • third degree

Antonyms for torture

  • happiness
  • joy
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • health
  • peace
  • relief
  • alleviation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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afflict

verb. cause or become hurt

afflicts

verb. cause or become hurt

agonize

verb. suffer or cause another to suffer

agonized

verb. suffer or cause another to suffer

agony

noun. suffering, pain

anguish

noun. severe upset or pain
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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