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torturous

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  • s  extremely painful

  • Muller, Erich "Mancow" torturous nature of waterboarding is rapidly discovered by, as is the torturous nature of the jailhouse comedy stylings of accused third-wife-killer and .
  • For me, the torturous restraining devices became a hook on which to say what it was like in personal terms.
  • The eminent ancestor had passed the torturous series of civil examinations to prove he was a master of the Confucian classics and thus fit to serve the Emperor in faraway Beijing.
News & Articles

  • Here Is $250,000 Worth of Speeches, Thank Us Later
    While you waste the last drips of this Friday afternoon at your desk, just know there's someone out there who is much more famous than you, is much less deserving than you, and gets paid more than some people make a year to talk about motivational things for about half an hour. The gory, torturous details are all in the latest issue of The New Republic.
    June 14, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • Sooners fall short of College World Series
    Oklahoma’s season ended in a torturous manner Saturday night. LSU just kept piling on runs and a crowd of over 11,000 at Alex Box Stadium reveled in every one of them.
    June 11, 2013 - Tahlequah Daily Press
  • Sooners fall short of College World Series
    Oklahoma’s season ended in a torturous manner Saturday night. LSU just kept piling on runs and a crowd of over 11,000 at Alex Box Stadium reveled in every one of them.
    June 11, 2013 - Tahlequah Daily Press
Quotes

  • Simon Wiesenthal in FOXNews
    The Wiesenthal center says he injected the corrosive poison phenol directly into the hearts of many and used "other torturous killing methods."
  • Chrissie Hynde in San Francisco Chronicle
    I'm referring to myself in that line,Hynde said. "I get sometimes angry with myself. Sometimes I find myself saying, 'You ...... phony.' It goes like that until you crack it. It can be a torturous process."
  • Michael Berg in USA Today
    I knew he was decapitated before,Michael Berg said Tuesday. "That manner is preferable to a long and torturous death. But I didn't want it to become public."

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