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Definitions of torment:
  • noun:   a severe affliction
  • noun:   intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
    Example: "The torments of the damned"
  • noun:   extreme mental distress
  • noun:   a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
    Example: "So great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"
  • noun:   unbearable physical pain
  • noun:   the act of harassing someone
  • verb:   torment emotionally or mentally
  • verb:   treat cruelly
    Example: "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
  • verb:   subject to torture
    Example: "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"

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