excruciating : Definition, Usages, News and More

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ik skrooh shee ay ting

  • v  torment emotionally or mentally
  • v  subject to torture
  • s  extremely painful

  • In dramatizing the torment of Jesus' last 12 hours, he has made a serious, handsome, excruciating film that radiates total commitment.
  • Damian Williams, a former high-school football star, was part of one of the riots' most enduring, excruciating images the vicious attack of a white truck driver named .
  • But only at the end of the final sentencea sentence punctuated by excruciating pausesdid he bellow the name of "Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota.
News & Articles

  • Nathan Horton latest to try to stay in lineup
    CHICAGO — Examples of players fighting through excruciating and sometimes gory injuries are many and varied in the annals of the NHL. For Bruins winger Shawn Thornton, there’s one that will forever stick in his mind. It was 2009 and veteran Mark Recchi was looking to raise the Stanley Cup one last time, but his body was fighting him every step of the way, on two different fronts. The B’s were ...
    June 15, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • On Sandy Hook Anniversary Gun Control Advocates Rally
    The sister of a teacher who died in the Connecticut school massacre says the pain has been "excruciating and unbearable."
    June 15, 2013 - WDIO Duluth
  • River inches closer to Choctaw home
    CHOCTAW, Okla — The wait is excruciating. Gary and Rhonda Buford know it’s only a matter of time before their Choctaw...
    June 14, 2013 - Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4

  • Paula Abdul in Reuters UK
    I could have killed myself : Withdrawal - it's the worst thing,Abdul told the magazine. "I was freezing cold, then sweating hot, then chattering and in so much pain, it was excruciating."
  • John Paul Stevens in Reuters
    I'm terribly troubled by the fact that the second drug is what seems to cause all risk of excruciating pain, and seems to be almost totally unnecessary,Justice John Paul Stevens said.
  • Christie Brinkley in People Magazine
    She tried to do something dramatic to prove to her boyfriend how much he hurt her,Brinkley says. "I think many people can relate to that excruciating pain of love gone wrong. I'd rather have a broken arm than a broken heart."

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