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torturing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

intensely or unbearably painful
  • watched the final torturing moments of the game as the lead constantly shifted between the two teams

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torturing

noun

Synonyms of torturing (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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torturing

verb
present participle of torture

Synonyms & Antonyms of torturing (Entry 3 of 3)

2 to twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition
  • tortured her naturally straight hair into curls

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“Torturing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/torturing. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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