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Gwynne's mind seemed to darken until only one luminous point confronted it, the visible tormented soul of his kinsman.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Through all these rapid visions there ran an undefined, uneasy consciousness of pain, which wearied and tormented him incessantly.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
How many vulgar tones my doubtful earWould smite, with deep disgust inspiring me,With doubt tormented, holding hard my breath!
THE POEMS OF GIACOMO LEOPARDIGIACOMO LEOPARDI
No cry of tormented soul shall pierce these walls of stone, much less the heart of man.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
But that was all that came of it—there was no rich man who wrote to the magazine to ask who this tormented genius might be.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
My incredulity increases if I am told that the performers of miracles have been cruelly tormented or slain.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
From the day of her arrival in Paris, Hadria was never again tormented with this nightmare.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
She laid her hands quickly on his shoulders, straight and slim, as she stood gazing earnestly into his tormented eyes.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The filth which accumulated in our cells was removed only once a week, and it bred vermin which sorely tormented us.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
He was aware now, through her voice, of something tense, something perturbed and tormented in her soul.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO TORMENTED

  • afflicted
  • alarmed
  • asea
  • bothered
  • concerned
  • distraught
  • distressed
  • fearful
  • harassed
  • irritated
  • pained
  • plagued
  • puzzled
  • tormented
  • uneasy
  • worried
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