adv. in an agonizing manner; with suffering

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • torment — tormentedly, adv. tormentingly, adv. tormentingness, n. v. /tawr ment , tawr ment/; n. /tawr ment/, v.t. 1. to afflict with great bodily or mental suffering; pain: to be tormented with violent headaches. 2. to worry or annoy excessively: to… …   Universalium

  • torment — noun severe physical or mental suffering. ↘a cause of torment. verb 1》 subject to torment. 2》 annoy or tease unkindly. Derivatives tormented adjective tormentedly adverb tormenting adjective tormentingly adverb tormentor …   English new terms dictionary

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