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gut-wrenching

adjective

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The first known use of gut-wrenching was in 1972

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“Gut-wrenching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gut-wrenching. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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