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Fanone felt an excruciating pain at the base of his skull—the taser—and cried out, but he couldn’t hear himself scream.
WHAT MIKE FANONE CAN'T FORGETMOLLY BALLAUGUST 5, 2021TIME
In law school I wrote a paper on the use of mechanical restraints in psychiatric hospitals based on my own excruciating experiences as a patient.
FREEING BRITNEY REQUIRES RECONSIDERING HOW SOCIETY THINKS ABOUT DECISION-MAKING CAPACITYLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 30, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
I felt lighter, like you are suddenly free from an excruciating weight after you carry a load on your back, when I hung up.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
She tried to stay cool by dragging her body into the sparsely available shade, though this caused excruciating pain in her pelvis.
“I WAS GOING TO DIE IN THE DESERT”MAURA FOXJUNE 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The procedure helped some, but things didn’t progress as doctors expected and one day, while driving, that excruciating pain shot down Delle Donne’s leg again.
ELENA DELLE DONNE’S BACK PAIN MADE HER QUESTION HER CAREER, BUT SHE’S NOW EAGER TO RETURNKAREEM COPELANDMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The show crossed a line into exploitation when it continued making a spectacle of violence against women, in all its forms, over the course of three excruciating seasons.
THE CONTROVERSY AROUND AMAZON'S THEM UNDERSCORES THE TROUBLE WITH REALISTIC VIOLENCE IN GENRE TVJUDY BERMANAPRIL 13, 2021TIME
As excruciating as it was, tossing myself into the fire of weight gain seemed to burn away the most entrenched mental patterns.
HOW NATURE HELPED ME RECOVER FROM AN EATING DISORDERKATE SIBERMARCH 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Lee’s only real five-star accomplishments happened during Kirby and Ditko’s tenures at Marvel, and his futile ambitions to rekindle that flame without them lasted almost 50 increasingly excruciating years.
‘TRUE BELIEVER’ TRIES TO CAPTURE STAN LEE. IT ISN’T EASY.GLEN DAVID GOLDFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As biographer Ron Chernow put it, Washington “endured an excruciating round of farewell parties, balls, dinners and receptions.”
AT THE NATION’S FIRST PRESIDENTIAL TRANSFER OF POWER, GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS ‘RADIANT’GILLIAN BROCKELLJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These new findings further complicate the excruciating quandary facing policymakers.
THE COVID RECESSION MAY KILL MORE AMERICANS THAN COVID-19 DOESGEOFFREY COLVINJANUARY 6, 2021FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO EXCRUCIATING

  • arduous
  • backbreaking
  • brutal
  • chastening
  • crushing
  • demanding
  • excruciating
  • exhausting
  • fatiguing
  • fierce
  • grinding
  • hairy
  • hard
  • harsh
  • heavy
  • laborious
  • punishing
  • racking
  • severe
  • stiff
  • strenuous
  • tiring
  • torturous
  • trying
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