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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGONIZINGLY

The details were overpowering, but the total picture was agonizingly clear.

A muffled sound, faint, but agonizingly definite—a woman's sobs!

An agonizingly long time later the faint and disregarded sound of the plane swept back across the heavens.

A glance told him it was empty; but he felt with his hands in all the dim corners, agonizingly whispering her name.

It was as if someone had prodded him in an agonizingly sore place and he reacted instinctively.

And in two minutes he was flown, agonizingly anxious, knowing that something was wrong.

No street is avoided in their daily walks, which agonizingly suggests a floating form once watched and waited for there.

Not able even to stand alone, awkwardly, agonizingly unable to mount his restive horse, his life was yet so strong within him!

Were the features against which that frail bit of cambric was agonizingly pressed of a pleasing contour?

On the reviewing stand the dignified hands went up, agonizingly slow, to a final salute and they stayed there.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AGONIZINGLY

hard

adverbwith difficulty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.