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An instance of such suffering:
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  1. An instance of such suffering:
  2. A violent, intense struggle, especially the struggle that precedes death.
  3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
The condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.
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  1. The condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.
  2. Something suffered; pain, distress, or injury
  3. The bearing or undergoing of pain, distress, or injury
A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
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  1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
  2. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
  3. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
To inflict physical, sexual, or psychological harm upon
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  1. To inflict physical, sexual, or psychological harm upon
  2. To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
  3. To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.
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  1. To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.
  2. To treat roughly or wrongly.
To subject (a person or animal) to torture.
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  1. To subject (a person or animal) to torture.
  2. To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
  3. To cause extreme physical or mental pain to; agonize
To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
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  1. To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
  2. (Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
  3. To be a cause of impatience or anger.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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  1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
  2. An afflicted condition; pain; suffering
A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
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  1. A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
  2. A sudden or intense emotion:
  3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
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  1. Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
  2. Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
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  1. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain. The act of distraining another’s property. See also distrain.
  2. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
  3. Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury:
Mental suffering; anguish:
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  1. Mental suffering; anguish:
  2. The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
  3. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
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  1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
  2. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
  3. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
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  1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
  2. (Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
  3. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
Any method by which such pain is inflicted
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  1. Any method by which such pain is inflicted
  2. Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
  3. A cause of such pain or agony
A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
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  1. A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
  2. Sorrow or grief; misery.
  3. A cause of sorrow; affliction; trouble
An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
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  1. An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
  2. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
  3. Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
(--- Informal) One that causes trouble, agony, or annoyance:
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  1. (--- Informal) One that causes trouble, agony, or annoyance:
  2. An extremely difficult experience; torment or anguish:
  3. The spirits in hell or the powers of evil:
The condition of being persecuted.
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  1. The condition of being persecuted.
  2. A persecuting or being persecuted
  3. The act or practice of persecuting on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs that differ from those of the persecutor.
Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony:
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  1. Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony:
  2. (Rare) A violent twisting, distortion, perversion, etc.
  3. The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
The act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated
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  1. The act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated
  2. Exasperation; annoyance
  3. A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble.
A thing or person that annoys
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  1. A thing or person that annoys
  2. An annoying or being annoyed
  3. A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
The state of being beset.
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A cause or state of disturbance.
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  1. A cause or state of disturbance.
  2. Fuss, ado.
  3. A cause or condition of worry or irritation; trouble; fuss
Something that causes irritation
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  1. Something that causes irritation
  2. A source of irritation:
  3. Any medication designed to cause irritation
The act of irritating:
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  1. The act of irritating:
  2. The fact or condition of being irritated
  3. The condition of being irritated; vexation:
One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother:
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  1. One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother:
  2. An act, condition, thing, or person causing trouble, annoyance, or inconvenience
  3. (Law) A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
A resentful mood:
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  1. A resentful mood:
  2. An object of dislike; annoyance
  3. An annoyance or grievance.
A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
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  1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
  2. An often fatal disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted to humans usually by fleas that have bitten infected rats or other rodents. &diamf3; Bubonic plague , the most common type, is characterized by the tender, swollen lymph nodes called buboes, fever, clotting abnormalities of the blood, and tissue necrosis. An epidemic of bubonic plague in fourteenth-century Europe and Asia was known as the Black Death.
  3. (Informal) A nuisance; annoyance
A source of irritation or annoyance:
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  1. A source of irritation or annoyance:
  2. The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
  3. Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
To criticize harshly; pillory:
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  1. To criticize harshly; pillory:
  2. To treat cruelly; torment:
  3. To put (a person) to death by nailing or binding to a cross.
To draw off (cider, wine, etc.) from the dregs
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  1. To draw off (cider, wine, etc.) from the dregs
  2. To arrange in or on a rack
  3. To torture on a rack
To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
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  1. To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
  2. To subject (a person or animal) to torture.
  3. To overwork, misinterpret, or distort:
(Obs.) To overthrow
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  1. (Obs.) To overthrow
  2. To cause grievous physical or mental suffering to.
  3. To cause pain or suffering to; distress very much
To suffer extreme pain:
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  1. To suffer extreme pain:
  2. To suffer mental anguish or worry about something:
  3. To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
To cause to feel or suffer anguish.
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  1. To cause to feel or suffer anguish.
To utter a curse or curses; swear; blaspheme
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  1. To utter a curse or curses; swear; blaspheme
  2. To call evil or injury down on; damn
  3. To swear at; use profane, blasphemous, or obscene language against
To inflict great mental distress on.
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  1. To inflict great mental distress on.
  2. To subject to mental anguish; torment
  3. To cause intense bodily pain to; torture
To be a widespread or continuous problem or defect in:
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  1. To be a widespread or continuous problem or defect in:
  2. An often fatal disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted to humans usually by fleas that have bitten infected rats or other rodents. &diamf3; Bubonic plague , the most common type, is characterized by the tender, swollen lymph nodes called buboes, fever, clotting abnormalities of the blood, and tissue necrosis. An epidemic of bubonic plague in fourteenth-century Europe and Asia was known as the Black Death.
  3. To afflict with a plague
To cause great physical or mental suffering to:
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  1. To cause great physical or mental suffering to:
  2. To arrange in or on a rack
  3. To torture on a rack
To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
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  1. To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
  2. To whip or flog
  3. To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
To deal a blow with or as if with the hand or a handheld weapon.
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  1. To deal a blow with or as if with the hand or a handheld weapon.
  2. To inspire strong and sudden love or devotion
  3. To strike or attack with powerful or disastrous effect
To cause to become suddenly in a certain way:
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  1. To cause to become suddenly in a certain way:
  2. To dismantle and pack up for departure:
  3. To engage in a strike against an employer.
To subject to torture
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  1. To subject to torture
  2. To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
  3. To subject (a person or animal) to torture.
To inhabit, visit, or appear to in the form of a ghost or other supernatural being.
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  1. To inhabit, visit, or appear to in the form of a ghost or other supernatural being.
  2. To visit (a place) often or continually; frequent
  3. To appear or recur repeatedly to, often to the point of obsession
To be obsessed or preoccupied
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  1. To be obsessed or preoccupied
  2. To haunt or trouble in mind, esp. to an abnormal degree; preoccupy greatly
To cause to be anxious or worried:
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  1. To cause to be anxious or worried:
  2. To cause pain or discomfort to; afflict
  3. To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
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  1. To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
  2. To be annoying
  3. To harm by repeated attacks; harry; molest
(Archaic) To feed (animals) during a break in a journey
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  1. (Archaic) To feed (animals) during a break in a journey
  2. To set attacking dogs against
  3. To entice or provoke, especially by trickery or strategy:
To plague diabolically; torment; harass
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  1. To plague diabolically; torment; harass
  2. To spoil; ruin.
  3. To worry, annoy, or frustrate.
  1. To vex, harass, or beset.
  2. To beset, as with difficulties; harass
  3. To harass; beset:
To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
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  1. To attack from all sides; harass or besiege
  2. To cover or set thickly with; stud
  3. To trouble persistently; harass.
To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
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  1. To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
  2. To trouble by repeated raids or attacks, etc.; harry
  3. To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
To raid, esp. repeatedly, and ravage or rob; pillage; plunder
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  1. To raid, esp. repeatedly, and ravage or rob; pillage; plunder
  2. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
  3. To torment or worry; harass
To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
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  1. To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
  2. To annoy constantly or repeatedly with petty irritations; bother; vex
  3. To bother, harass or annoy persistently.
To afflict with a plague
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  1. To afflict with a plague
  2. An often fatal disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, transmitted to humans usually by fleas that have bitten infected rats or other rodents. &diamf3; Bubonic plague , the most common type, is characterized by the tender, swollen lymph nodes called buboes, fever, clotting abnormalities of the blood, and tissue necrosis. An epidemic of bubonic plague in fourteenth-century Europe and Asia was known as the Black Death.
  3. To vex; harass; trouble; torment
To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
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  1. To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
  2. To urge persistently; coax:
  3. To say in a playful or mocking way:
To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
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  1. To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
  2. To annoy, bother, harass, vex, etc.
  3. To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
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