excruciating

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They preferred to endure the most excruciating pain, rather than separate for an hour.

"Then we'll push on at once," she gasped, as if speech itself were an excruciating effort.

Here the excruciating anguish of the father, overcame that of the dying man.

The cold was keener than ever; it was merciless; it was excruciating.

He is off his food, and sinks rapidly in condition; and the pain is excruciating.

The pain must have been excruciating, for the man was terribly lacerated.

The pain was excruciating—but it did not break that lock-hold on the outlaw's hand and gun.

Time itself, let alone Eternity, is all but excruciating to Doubt.

Patience, In not excruciating himself for Accidents of Losses, &c.

The effort sent a stab of pain through her, exquisite, excruciating.

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