Part of speech:
The torture inflicted on prisoners under interrogation.
Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane.
The neck or forepart of the spine, especially of mutton or pork
A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
A dull, steady pain.
A sudden sharp bodily pain:
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury:
The powers of hell or of evil
To pain; to distress; to torment; to torture.
To attack, damage, or destroy by or as if by blows.
To cause to undergo pain, loss, or suffering for a crime or wrongdoing
To trouble or annoy constantly
To damage, injure, or otherwise mar, esp. by removing an essential part or parts
To treat wrongly or badly
To mutilate or disfigure by repeatedly and roughly cutting, tearing, hacking, or crushing; lacerate and bruise badly
To break or tear, as with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
To cause to deviate from what is normal, reasonable, or accurate:
To be very cruel to; torment
To indicate by beating or drumming.
To suffer extreme pain:
To cause pain or suffering to; distress very much
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To strike, as with a strap or rod; lash; beat
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
(Intransitive) To deliver a quick blow or thrust; to give blows.
To vex; harass; trouble; torment
Curse is defined as to wish evil or injury on someone or to use swear words.
Relief from distress, grief, etc.; consolation
To give aid or assistance to
To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
Something, such as a cruel act or remark, that causes pain or suffering.
Bother is defined as annoy, worry, or cause discomfort.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
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