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excruciating

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1 intensely or unbearably painful

  • he finally visited the doctor when the pain became too excruciating to ignore
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3 hard to accept or bear especially emotionally

  • most excruciating of all was the endless wait for news of any survivors of the plane crash
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4 extreme in degree, power, or effect

  • the excruciating grief they felt upon the loss of their dear grandfather
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