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synonyms for tortured

  • abuse
  • annoy
  • beat
  • disturb
  • injure
  • maim
  • mistreat
  • mutilate
  • oppress
  • persecute
  • torment
  • wound
  • afflict
  • agonize
  • bother
  • crucify
  • distress
  • excruciate
  • grill
  • harrow
  • impale
  • irritate
  • lacerate
  • mangle
  • martyr
  • martyrize
  • pain
  • rack
  • smite
  • try
  • whip
  • wring
  • wrong
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antonyms for tortured

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  • aid
  • appease
  • assist
  • comfort
  • commend
  • cure
  • delight
  • fix
  • heal
  • help
  • make happy
  • mend
  • please
  • protect
  • repair
  • soothe
  • assuage
  • calm
  • alleviate
  • relieve
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How to use tortured in a sentence

“While the spectacle of public torture in Aceh is horrific, authorities across the country continue to lead or participate in arbitrary raids and arrests in private spaces,” wrote Knight.
TWO MEN IN INDONESIA’S ACEH PROVINCE CANED FOR HAVING SEXMICHAEL K. LAVERSJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Karataş was working as a reporter for the pro-Kurdish Mezopotamya News Agency, covering a range of sensitive topics such as allegations of torture by state officials, prisoners’ rights and the Kurdish issue.
JOURNALISTS FACED NEW THREATS IN 2020. THESE 10 AND COUNTLESS OTHERS DESERVE JUSTICELBELANGER225JANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
Many asylum-seekers were victims of torture in their home countries, Gonzalez said.
BORDER REPORT: ‘THEY CAN’T CONTINUE LIKE THIS IN MEXICO’MAYA SRIKRISHNANNOVEMBER 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Tortured by his inward agitation, he rose and began to pace the room.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
Tortured by a multitude of alarming possibilities, Sun Bird again sent an anxious inquiry into the black depths of the cavern.
WHITE OTTERELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Tortured by the insight that both enables and compels me to see through the sham and pretense.
THE MATING OF THE MOONSKENNETH O'HARA
Tortured in the human alembic, she was at length resolved, seeing with a vision that pierced all her horizons.
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Tortured, those survivors inside were, constantly struggling for life, with vitality ever sinking lower.
UNDER ARCTIC ICEH.G. WINTER
Tortured by his patient smile, she followed him out into the dim hall, half blinded by her burning tears.
TERRYCHARLES GOFF THOMSON
Tortured by the passion that consumed him, Moody obstinately kept his place between Isabel and the door.
MY LADY'S MONEYWILKIE COLLINS
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WORDS RELATED TO TORTURED

  • bent
  • contorted
  • crooked
  • deformed
  • distorted
  • gnarly
  • knurled
  • leathery
  • out of shape
  • rough
  • rugged
  • tortured
  • twisted
  • weather-beaten
  • wrinkled
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