Part of speech:
Inspiring anguish, terror, etc.
Extremely painful or difficult
Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
To torture on a rack
(Rare) To torture
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 have or cause pain
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 have or produce a feeling of physical pain or discomfort:
To cause to deviate from what is normal, reasonable, or accurate:
To be very cruel to; torment
To indicate by beating or drumming.
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 inflict wounds or a wound on.
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.
To give aid or assistance to
To make (pain, for example) less intense or more bearable:
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.
To serve as a reward to or for
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