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synonyms for torturous

  • agonizing
  • distressing
  • excruciating
  • harrowing
  • trying
  • anguishing
  • bothersome
  • plaguing
  • punishing
  • troubling
  • vexing

antonyms for torturous

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  • pleasant
  • pleasing
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How to use torturous in a sentence

“To ensure that no minor in Minnesota- anyone under 18, our Minnesotans, is subjected to this Byzantine torturous practice of conversion therapy,” Walz said.
MINNESOTA GOVERNOR WALZ BARS USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR CONVERSION THERAPYBRODY LEVESQUEJULY 16, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It’s an exhilarating and torturous time for movie musical fans.
THE DAZZLING ‘IN THE HEIGHTS’ MAY BE THE BEST MOVIE MUSICAL IN DECADESKEVIN FALLONJUNE 11, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
My sensitivity grew, and even casual comments could feel torturous.
WHAT ‘FREE SOLO’ TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVESANNI MCCANDLESSMAY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The Oscar-nominated 2019 Netflix film can be torturous to watch, as Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver’s relationship unravels, but you can’t look away.
SHOULD YOU GET DIVORCED?NICK FOURIEZOSMARCH 4, 2021OZY
Martinez shared in his Instagram stories that while he’d hoped Rapoport’s resignation would lead to meaningful change, the five weeks of contract negotiations were “torturous and dehumanizing,” and ultimately did not result in a fair pay rate.
BON APPÉTIT ANNOUNCES DAWN DAVIS, PUBLISHING HEAVYWEIGHT, AS NEW EDITOR-IN-CHIEFELAZAR SONTAGAUGUST 27, 2020EATER
I used to find New York City summer running beyond torturous.
THE SUBLIME AGONY OF HOT-WEATHER RUNNINGMARTIN FRITZ HUBERAUGUST 27, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
He crouched, nerves and muscles tense, controled in spite of the torturous cloud of scalding vapor that pressed close to him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
When all was in readiness a Negro sergeant in the British service was seized, and put to a torturous death.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
In an iron cage called the Cage of St. Michel, a torturous contrivance, state prisoners used to be confined.
ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN EUROPEHEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
Owing to the torturous mountain roads we were close to this building before observing it.
HISTORY OF THE TWELFTH WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRYWILLIAM HEWITT
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WORDS RELATED TO TORTUROUS

  • agonizing
  • excruciating
  • harrowing
  • painful
  • suffering
  • torturing
  • torturous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.