Torturingly Tor"tur*ing*ly, adv. So as to torture. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • torturingly — adv. agonizingly, tormentingly, in the manner of causing extreme pain or suffering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • torturingly — tor·tur·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • torturingly — adverb Etymology: torturing (present participle of torture) (II) + ly : in a torturing manner : painfully * * * torˈturingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tormentingly — adv. agonizingly, excruciatingly, torturingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rack|ing|ly — «RAK ihng lee», adverb. in a racking or disturbing manner; torturingly …   Useful english dictionary

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