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  1. racking, wrenchingadjective

    causing great physical or mental suffering

    "a wrenching pain"



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  1. Christine Rossi:

    This was a horrific, heart-wrenching tragedy, she was a wonderful, caring and appreciative client and clearly devoted to her children.

  2. Both Bee and TBS:

    We spent the day wrestling with the repercussions of one bad word, when we all should have spent the day incensed that as a nation we are wrenching children from their parents and treating people legally seeking asylum as criminals.

  3. Matt Gutman:

    We are in the business of holding people accountable. And I hold Matt Gutman accountable for a terrible mistake, which I deeply regret, i want to personally apologize to the Kobe Bryant family for this wrenching loss and any additional anguish my report caused.

  4. Rabbi Zalman Lipskar:

    It's just been heart-wrenching... not knowing, and not being able to really deal with this magnitude of the tragedy that's unfolding, the only thing that helps in these times is kindness and empathy and togetherness, because Rabbi Zalman Lipskar can't take away the reality.

  5. The Brown Daily Herald.Additionally:

    But I never could have imagined the release of the initiative would come on the heels of one of the most heart-wrenching moments in our nation's history — the death of George Floyd and the illumination of the longstanding problem in this country of anti-black racism — and I am truly sorry for the impact the collision of these circumstances have had on so many in our community.

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