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torturous

adjective

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1 hard to accept or bear especially emotionally
  • relatives had to make the torturous decision to disconnect the patient's life-support system

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2 intensely or unbearably painful
  • the post-infection treatment for rabies was as notoriously torturous as the disease itself

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“Torturous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/torturous. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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