Examples of excruciate in a Sentence
she has long been excruciated by a persistent pain in her knee
Recent Examples of excruciate from the Web
Sudden excruciating pain signaled infection, demanding emergency hospitalization.
An investigative report described the dog as emaciated, dehydrated, very weak and in excruciating pain, according to the newspaper.
The result of this existential attempt to imitate Beckett or Pirandello comes across primarily as an excruciating exercise in acting.
Bucklew’s rare and severe condition creates a very substantial risk of a gruesome execution, with choking and gagging on blood and the infliction of excruciating pain,’’ Pilate said.
Sitting out during the football season last year was excruciating.
Being busted, even temporarily, from head coach for 24 seasons to Beavers fan proved to be just shy of excruciating.
When Griffin was four years old, his parents discovered him planning to amputate his fingers to alleviate excruciating pain.
During the Hornets’ trip to Toronto, in late November, Clifford’s head was pounding in such excruciating a manner that sleep -- even for 15 minutes -- was impossible.
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Origin and Etymology of excruciate
First Known Use: circa 1570See Words from the same year
aggravate, agitate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, distress, disturb, exasperate, gall, get, grate, gripe, hagride, harass, harry, irk, irritate, molest, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put out, rasp, rile, vex;
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