causing great physical or mental suffering
To clasp and twist or squeeze (one's hands), as in distress.
(Informal) To extort from.
To extract by applying pressure:
Extort is defined as using violence or threats to get something from someone.
To inflict severe pain on; torture.
To cause extreme physical or mental pain to; agonize
(Rare) To torture
To wrench or strain (a muscle, for example).
To overtax; injure by overexertion; wrench
To trouble or annoy constantly
To have or cause pain
To cause to feel worried or depressed:
To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
To cause great pain to; torture
To cause pain or suffering to; distress very much
To be very cruel to; torment
(Intransitive) To deliver a quick blow or thrust; to give blows.
To inspire strong and sudden love or devotion
To vex; harass; trouble; torment
Curse is defined as to wish evil or injury on someone or to use swear words.
To feel or suffer anguish.
To give or afford pleasure to; to please; to gratify.
To serve as a reward to or for
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
Find another word for racking. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for racking, like: wrenching, wringing, gouging, squeezing, extorting, excruciating, torturing, tormenting, stretching, straining and persecuting.