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Dana explains in the edited-down interviews with Cosson — a theater director himself, whose voice you also hear on the tape — that this sit-down is the first time she has ever confided in detail the torment she underwent.
A HARROWING HOSTAGE STORY IS TOLD WITH STUNNING SUBTLETY IN BROADWAY’S ‘DANA H.’OCTOBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It has been a rough year for Whitman’s legacy but a splendid one for historical truth and for freeing the Cayuses from the long torment of a missionary’s lie.
THE NOMINATION OF CHUCK SAMS TO LEAD THE PARK SERVICE IS ALREADY CHANGING HISTORYBLAINE HARDENOCTOBER 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Over the course of Sherwood Brown’s arrest, conviction and 28 years in prison, there were numerous points at which Mississippi could have done right by him, or at least ended his torment.
ANOTHER VICTIM OF AMERICA’S GREATEST FORENSICS FRAUDSTER HAS BEEN EXONERATEDRADLEY BALKOOCTOBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A few think pieces about the show have even argued that Ted himself functions as a sort of ersatz therapist for a world filled with conflict and torment.
TED LASSO’S DEEP, DARK SECRETEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2021VOX
It also was a source of torment at school, where she says she was made fun of for being poor.
A TIKTOK INFLUENCER BRINGS CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING TO THE MASSESHAMZA SHABANJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In addition, Tuesday was 19 degrees below the peak thermal torment of which Washington has proved capable of providing on Tuesday’s date.
AMONG TUESDAY’S ATTRACTIONS: IT WAS NOTHING LIKE OUR STORMY MONDAYMARTIN WEILJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
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WORDS RELATED TO TORMENT

  • afflict
  • agonize
  • crucify
  • distress
  • excruciate
  • force
  • harass
  • harrow
  • martyr
  • oppress
  • pain
  • persecute
  • pull
  • shake
  • stress
  • stretch
  • tear
  • torment
  • try
  • wrench
  • wring
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