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Unlike the movies, where the protagonist always has a witty comeback to make a fool out of a bigot or a bully, I had countless agonizing memories of times I wished I would have said or handled things differently.
WHY I MOUNTAIN-BIKE FOR MY MENTAL HEALTHSMURGUIAAUGUST 16, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It took the two men 45 agonizing minutes to uncover her face, which was blue and unresponsive.
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It has forced waiters and bartenders to revert to their agonizing role as public-health enforcers.
‘WE CAN’T TAKE ANOTHER BLOW’: SOME RESTAURANTS MAY NOT SURVIVE RENEWED MASK MANDATESLAURA REILEYJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The chronicles that detail what happened before that date were the result of an agonizing memory exercise like this one.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
So, of course stretch however it benefits you, but remember that if you are experiencing agonizing pain, it’s far more likely to be doing harm than it is to be doing good.
YOU CAN INJURE YOURSELF STRETCHING—BUT IT’S NOT EASYEMPIREJULY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
She grapples with agonizing feelings of insecurity, self-doubt and invisibility.
WHAT HAPPENS TO A FAMILY WHEN A FATHER GOES TO PRISONALLYSON HOBBSJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One day the pain was so agonizing, Sam went to the Emergency Room and learned that her intestine had somehow rotated 360 degrees.
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Everyone in programmatic marketing is thoroughly exhausted by the agonizing, drawn-out demise of the third-party cookie.
PROGRAMMATIC MARKETING SUMMIT RECAP: MARKETERS BRACE FOR MORE UNKNOWNS AMID INDUSTRY-WIDE IDENTITY SHIFTSSARA JERDEJUNE 3, 2021DIGIDAY
The lack of access throws families into an agonizing matrix of prohibitively expensive, hard-to-coordinate treatments if they are able to access care at all.
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The strike, which was supposed to be a short-lived worker’s action of several days, turned bloody and agonizing when the growers refused to budge.
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WORDS RELATED TO AGONIZING

  • agonizing
  • distressing
  • doleful
  • excruciating
  • harrowing
  • heartbreaking
  • heartsickening
  • moving
  • piteous
  • pitiful
  • sad
  • tear-jerking
  • touching
  • tragic
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