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agonize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of agonize

  1. 1 to cause persistent suffering to got into more trouble, further agonizing her poor mother Synonyms of agonize afflict, anguish, bedevil, beset, besiege, curse, excruciate, harrow, persecute, plague, rack, torment, tortureWords Related to agonize assail, attack; badger, dog, hound, pursue, ride; 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; discomfort, discompose, disquiet, fluster, grieve, perturb, strain, stress, trouble, try, upset, worry; crush, oppress, overpower, overwhelm, smite, strike, tyrannize, victimize; hurt, pain, pang, prick, smart, stab, sting, wring; martyrNear Antonyms of agonize abet, aid, assist, help; deliver, release, relieve, reprieve; comfort, console, content, quiet, solace, soothe, succor

  2. 2 to feel deep sadness or mental pain agonized for days over whether she'd done the right thing Synonyms of agonize grieve, anguish, bleed, hurt, mourn, sorrow, sufferWords Related to agonize ache, long (for), pine (away), sigh, smart; rack, torment, torture; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament, rue; bawl, blubber, cry, groan, howl, keen, moan, sob, take on, wail, weep, yammer, yowl; languish; regretNear Antonyms of agonize beam, cheer, crow, delight, exult, glory, joy, laugh, ravish, rejoice, triumph; assure, cheer, comfort, commiserate, console, reassure, solace, soothe, sympathize



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