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tormenting

adjective

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1 hard to accept or bear especially emotionally
  • it was a tormenting moment as they helplessly watched the other team score in the final seconds of the game

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2 intensely or unbearably painful
  • a tormenting injury

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tormenting

verb
present participle of torment

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“Tormenting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tormenting. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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