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racking

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

intensely or unbearably painful
  • a racking cough kept him awake all night

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racking

verb
present participle of rack

Synonyms & Antonyms of racking (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to injure by overuse, misuse, or pressure
  • she racked her brain trying to remember where she'd put the money
  • the sails of the boat were racked by the storm's winds

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“Racking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/racking. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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