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During an agonizing period defined by mortality, as the coronavirus pandemic stealthily takes out thousands every day worldwide, the greatest sources of escape from sports have been these inspirational displays of athletic persistence.
We are really in the final miles of an agonizing marathon here—the home stretch.
Sidney Lumet’s Dog Day Afternoon depicts the agonizing time spent inside the bank, during which Wojtowicz agonized over his actions and unexpectedly bonded with some of his captives.
When patrons act recklessly, bartenders are thrust into agonizing situations, since a confrontation runs the risk of angering the very people responsible for giving them most of their earnings.
A muffled sound, faint, but agonizingly definite—a woman's sobs!
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
An agonizingly long time later the faint and disregarded sound of the plane swept back across the heavens.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Were the features against which that frail bit of cambric was agonizingly pressed of a pleasing contour?
SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATEEARL DERR BIGGERS
On the reviewing stand the dignified hands went up, agonizingly slow, to a final salute and they stayed there.
MARTIAN V.F.W.G.L. VANDENBURG
He knew by her voice she was ill, and his palpitating heart was wrung so agonizingly that he was constantly in tears.
ROSE O'PARADISEGRACE MILLER WHITE
Good-looking in a soapy sort of way, but dull: Good dancer, agonizingly slow at a twosing.
SKIPPY BEDELLEOWEN JOHNSON

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