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Synonyms for torturingtor·tur·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "torturing":

    torture, tortured

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How to use torturing in a sentence?

  1. El Pais newspaper:

    The torturing to death of an animal for entertainment is not a dignified tradition and gives a disgraceful image of Spain.

  2. 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.

  3. Brandi Glanville:

    We didn’t feel like we had to fight, it is like no other show on air. There is that therapy aspect to it, but we are also doing really fun things and going on dates and torturing each other. That is always fun.

  4. 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.

  5. Parmesh Bheemreddy:

    These are innocent girls and boys, theyre not criminals. Its mentally and physically torturing. It is a life-changing event for them.

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