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  1. torture, torturingadjective

    the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason

    "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"

    Synonyms:
    overrefinement, agony, torture, anguish, twisting, distortion, straining, torment

    Antonyms:
    painless

  2. agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesomeadjective

    extremely painful

    Synonyms:
    harrowing, excruciating, agonising, torturesome, torturous, agonizing

    Antonyms:
    painless

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  1. List of paraphrases for "torturing":

    torture, tortured

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  1. Mitch Skandalakis:

    They’re torturing these kids -- from the time they get on the bus they have to wear a mask to the time they get home they wear a mask, that is eight hours even when they are on the playground. These children are suffering, not learning. When they are not wearing masks properly they are being yelled at.

  2. Natalia Cornelio:

    The government is essentially torturing people by doing this.

  3. Mona Hardin:

    They took pleasure in torturing my son. They took pleasure in hurting him, beating and killing him and letting him stay on the ground.

  4. Liz Throssell:

    We are deeply concerned that, after recent fighting in Benghazi, people taken prisoner by members of the Libyan National Army, which effectively controls eastern Libya, may be at imminent risk of torture and even summary execution, reports have suggested the involvement of Special Forces, a unit aligned with the LNA, in torturing detainees and summarily executing at least 10 captured men.

  5. Pastor Laurie:

    The Rome of Paul’s day was a much different place, nero was in power, probably the worst of the Caesars. He became progressively bloodthirsty and took perverse pleasure in torturing and murdering followers of Jesus Christ.


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  • చిత్రహింసలు పెడుతున్నారుTelugu

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