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torturing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of torturing

  1. intensely or unbearably painful watched the final torturing moments of the game as the lead constantly shifted between the two teams Synonyms agonizing, harrowing, racking, raging, tormenting, excruciating, torturous, wrenchingRelated Words acute, exquisite, extreme, fierce, intense, vehement, violent; biting, cutting, penetrating, piercing, sharp, shooting, smarting, stabbing, stinging, tearing, tingling


torturing

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of torturing

  1. the twisting of something out of a natural or normal shape or condition fans of the natural look frown on the torturing of garden trees and shrubs into fantastic shapes Synonyms deformation, distortion, misshaping, screwing, squinching, contortion, warpingRelated Words defacement, deformity, disfigurement, malformation



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