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The law would “empower survivors to speak out—if they so wish—so they can hold perpetrators accountable and hopefully prevent abusers from continuing to torment and abuse other workers,” Leyva said in a release.
PINTEREST AND THE SUBTLE POISON OF SEXISM AND RACISM IN SILICON VALLEYJANICE MINMARCH 22, 2021TIME
Before he faced Lettice, he must forget a moment—forget his fears, his hopes, his ceaseless torment of belief and doubt.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She could not be anything but a burden and a torment; her last years would probably be dreadful, both for herself and for others.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Deep within him he knew that he had become a stranger to his own wife and the realization sharply increased his torment.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
But even an age of war and pestilence could be observed without torment from behind the protective shields of the Time Machine.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
When the baby slept he was in torment lest he wake it, so that it would commence again to cry.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
But stay patiently a while, and thou shalt see his great power, in what manner he will torment thee and thy seed.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But he, choosing rather a most glorious death than a hateful life, went forward voluntarily to the torment.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In the priest's indecision he was eager to see a favorable solution of the doubts which seemed to torment him.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
Every minute seemed a life-time to him—the long morning had come and gone, and still she lay in her torment.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR

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