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It should serve as a reminder of those parents still experiencing that agony.
FOR A MOTHER FORCED TO GIVE UP HER CHILD, DECADES OF GRIEF, SHAME AND SECRETSELLEN MCCARTHYFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If your muscles feel so tight that the gentlest prod causes agony, a heated pad can be a great ally.
A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GIVING YOURSELF A MASSAGESANDRA GUTIERREZ G.JANUARY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Through Nadir’s journey, Joukhadar gives us a raw and powerful portrayal of his character’s agony and loneliness as he deals with living in a body that make him look female.
ZEYN JOUKHADAR’S ‘THE THIRTY NAMES OF NIGHT’ IS A POETIC PORTRAIT OF A TRANS MAN’S SEARCH FOR A RARE BIRD — AND HIS OWN IDENTITYCAROL MEMMOTTNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I once imagined the agony of illness being the greatest challenge I’d face as a doctor.
THANK YOU FOR THE 7 PM CLAPPING, BUT CAMARADERIE IS NEEDED MORE THAN EVER - FACTS SO ROMANTICAYALA DANZIGOCTOBER 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Twice, Raymond Jefferson’s service to his country left him in pain, agony and facing years of recovery.
HE WAS FORCED TO RESIGN AFTER A GOVERNMENT REPORT CRITICIZED HIM. EIGHT YEARS LATER, THE GOVERNMENT TOOK IT BACK.JOE DAVIDSONSEPTEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Your sacrifice shall be the agony of agonies, the death of deaths, and yet you'll find yourself unable to resist.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Having reduced Punch to a second agony of tears Harry departed upstairs with the news that Punch was still rebellious.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
How little did she realize the long drawn-out agony that was even then beginning for her sisters in that ill-fated entrenchment!
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AGONY

  • affliction
  • agony
  • anguish
  • bale
  • bitterness
  • broken heart
  • care
  • desolation
  • despair
  • distress
  • grief
  • heartache
  • heartsickness
  • heavy heart
  • pain
  • regret
  • remorse
  • rue
  • sorrow
  • suffering
  • torment
  • torture
  • woe
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