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adverb as in uncomfortably

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Grandma died first, leaving this world feeling excruciating pain in her hips, pain that turned her beautiful soprano singing voice into screams with even the slightest movement.

In his 2019 book Food or War, the Australian journalist and author Julian Cribb describes the physical process of starvation in excruciating detail.

During excruciating weeks in February, the disease ripped through the massive ship, infecting hundreds of passengers off the port of Yokohama, Japan.

I think when you make a show, anytime you make a change, it’s going to be excruciating and painful.

Because you’re trying to deal with 50 different things every day that are painful and excruciating.

The rapper was one such panelist, forced upon Gregory for an excruciatingly awkward roundtable segment.

The journey was excruciatingly long for the establishmentarians and cost them more than they ever anticipated.

But when Westboro came to town, they made it excruciatingly clear what hate really looked like.

In the case of the excruciatingly slow-growing red abalone, this could be ten to twelve years.

Over the past five years, Democrats have become excruciatingly sensitive to Republican abuses of this kind.

I have the first, perhaps, in Europe; but I would sell it a surprising bargain, for I am excruciatingly tired of it.'

Jackson smiled, yes, smiled, though his bandaged arms quivered and the seared nerves of his hands throbbed excruciatingly.

His humour was compared to Mark Twain's, and he to Barnum, and the show was "excruciatingly agreeable."

The language, of course, was partly the difficulty, but the natives are excruciatingly slow to move.

Hence the experiment of parting so soon after their union proved excruciatingly severe to these.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excruciatingly, such as: agonizingly, awkwardly, disturbingly, restlessly, uneasily, and annoyingly.

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