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  • a  causing physical or psychological pain
    worked with painful slowness
  • s  causing misery or pain or distress
    the painful process of growing up
  • s  exceptionally bad or displeasing
    a painful performance
  • s  causing physical discomfort; they can be very painful"

  • The most painful conversation I keep overhearing--other than.
  • From the painful passage of the civil rights movement to the soaring magic of Jordan, the passion of Gates and the hip-hop beat of Hill, browse PTI's words and LIFE's images .
  • It was quite painful, so I threw up my hands and went to the Emergency Room with my wife.
News & Articles

  • Bad teeth, broken dreams: Lack of dental care keeps many out of jobs
    With five broken teeth, three cavities and a painful gum abscess spreading to her sinuses, Patty Kennedy knew she had to get in line early for a free dental clinic held last month in San Jose, Calif.The 53-year-old woman from Modesto, nearly 100 miles away, was counting on the care to repair not only her smile and her worsening health -- but also her chances of getting a job.“I’d love to work at ...
    June 12, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Lack of dental care keeps many out of jobs
    With five broken teeth, three cavities and a painful gum abscess spreading to her sinuses, Patty Kennedy knew she had to get in line early for a free dental clinic held last month in San Jose, Calif.
    June 12, 2013 - MSN
  • Orr: 'Painful sacrifices' are needed to avoid bankruptcy
    Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr laid out his goals for restructuring Detroit during a packed public hearing Monday night, saying 'painful sacrifices' will be required if the city is to avoid financial collapse.
    June 10, 2013 - Detroit News
Quotes

  • Janet Jackson in AFP
    There's going to be a harmful affect on many local businesses and it's going to be painful for a lot of folks. But I promise you this, things are going to return to normal. This region that has known a lot of hardship will bounce back just like... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA CNN http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/06/14/obama.gulf.alabama/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG1bXebxaGXhLm3q9umsEBbLwn5kw Jun 14, 2010 71683 95766 painful My entire family wanted to be here tonight, but it was just too painful so they elected me to speak with all of you," Janet Jackson said. "I'd just like to say that, to you, Michael is an icon. To us, Michael is family and he will forever...
  • Mark Souder in Reuters
    I'm resigning rather than put my family through a painful drawn out process,Souder said at a hastily called news conference in his home district in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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