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tortured
Definition:
subjected to intense pain; " hundreds of tortured prisoners"

Synonyms:

noun
tortured
anguished, punished, sorrowful, tormented.
verb
pained
afflicted, agonized, anguished, chafed, cramped, distressed, hurt, inflamed, irritated, pained, stitched, stung, tormented, Ached, Discomforted, Racked, Smarted, Throbbed, Wrenched, Suffered.
punished
avenged, burdened, chastened, chastised, confined, corrected, disciplined, executed, fined, imprisoned, penalized, persecuted, punished, tried, Castigated, Incarcerated, Judged, Keelhauled, Pilloried, Sentenced, Crucified, lambasted, reprised.
Examples of usage:
  1. But my anxiety tortured me most, after they had released me and I was going back to my house from the castle. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Her tortured hands were kissed; her eyes gazed into. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. He turned quickly from her eyes as if her gaze tortured him. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  4. Oh, she said bitterly, in a voice low- pitched and tortured with passion, I hate you! – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  5. And I said: " Suppose I were to be tortured- could I go then?" – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair

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