Torment synonyms

tôr'mĕnt'
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A persecuting or being persecuted
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The definition of hurt is feeling physical pain, or to cause someone or something to experience physical pain or to cause harm.
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A place or condition of suffering, expiation, or remorse:
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The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
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(Uncountable) Joy; merriment; mirth; gaiety; particularly, the mirth enjoyed at a feast.
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To question harshly in an attempt to find or reveal weaknesses. [from later 18th c.]
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A sudden or intense emotion:
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Something suffered; pain, distress, or injury
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(Dial.) A pain (in some part of the body)
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To hurt by treating badly; mistreat
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To treat someone, or something roughly or badly.
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To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
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(Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
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(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
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Something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony.
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The definition of anguish is a feeling of physical or mental pain.
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(Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
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Deep trouble or misery
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(Cause of) discomfort.
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The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
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A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
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(Uncountable) A source of persistent trouble such as pestilence that causes pain and suffering or widespread destruction.
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Any of various other sharp protuberances, such as a spine.
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The provision made for a parent to spend time with a child who is in the physical custody of another.
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To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
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(Intransitive) To writhe with agony; to suffer violent anguish.
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(Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
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To badger is to annoy, pester or get on someone's nerves.
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Bait is defined as to tempt someone or something.
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To torment mercilessly; plague.
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To worry or trouble, esp. with petty annoyances; harass, pester, etc.
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To intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing manner or domineering speech; bully.
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To put (a person) to death by nailing or binding to a cross.
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The definition of despair is to give up hope.
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To annoy, torment, or harass.
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To compel by violent measures or threats; coerce.
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To torture by applying heat
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To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
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To cause mental distress to; torment
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The definition of hector is to bully.
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To tear jaggedly; mangle (something soft, as flesh)
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Nag is defined as to constantly urge, annoy or scold.
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To afflict or harass constantly so as to injure or distress; oppress cruelly, esp. for reasons of religion, politics, or race
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Pester is defined as to pick on or irritate.
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To cause great harm to. (a punishing blow)
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To torture on a rack
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(Sports) In ice hockey, to maintain possession of (the puck) by outmaneuvering opposing players, especially so as to kill a penalty.
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(Informal) To tease or make fun of:
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To afflict retributively; chasten or chastise.
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To injure or impair by overuse or overexertion; wrench:
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To tantalize is defined as to tease someone by showing them something which is desirable and then not providing it.
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(Chiefly poetic) To disturb, as by a tempest.
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To work very hard; toil
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To cause difficulty or inconvenience to; incommode
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(Now rare) To trouble aggressively, to harass.
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The state, quality, or fact of being contented
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The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
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Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
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To give great pleasure or joy:
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To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
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be or make very upset
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Woe is a feeling of deep sorrow or grief.
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When the wound occurred, the skin, nerves, and oil glands were affected, and without oil, the skin would become dry.
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In various religions, the place where some or all spirits are believed to go after death
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A continuing state of extreme pain, punishment or torment with no seeming chance of reprieve.
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A thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse
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A thing or person that annoys
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The state of being beset.
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A source of irritation:
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(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
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(Law) A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
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An object of dislike; annoyance
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Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
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To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
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To haunt is defined as to appear as a ghost, or to visit or appear often.
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To haunt or trouble in mind, esp. to an abnormal degree; preoccupy greatly
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To come to mind continually
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To beset, as with difficulties; harass
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To decorate something with jewels etc
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To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
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A state of physical or mental suffering
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Bible, 1 Sam. xxiv. 17
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The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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To petition again.
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To disturb by repeated attacks
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The act of one who badgers, pesters, or annoys.
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The act of worrying or harassing somebody.
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The characteristic of being bedeviled.
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The definition of a curse is a swear word or a bad word or the state of bad luck caused by someone wishing evil or injury to happen to someone else.
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Deliberate pestering or annoying.
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To ask (a debtor) insistently or repeatedly for payment
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The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
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