Excruciated
Excruciate Ex*cru"ci*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excruciated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excruciating}.] To inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body. [1913 Webster]

Their thoughts, like devils, them excruciate. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]


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  • excruciated — ex·cru·ci·ate || ɪk skruːʃɪeɪt v. inflict severe pain upon; torture; irritate greatly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • excruciate — /ik skrooh shee ayt /, v.t., excruciated, excruciating. 1. to inflict severe pain upon; torture: The headache excruciated him. 2. to cause mental anguish to; irritate greatly. [1560 70; < L excruciatus, ptp. of excruciare to torment, torture,… …   Universalium

  • excruciate — /əksˈkruʃieɪt/ (say uhks kroohsheeayt), /ɛks / (say eks ) verb (t) (excruciated, excruciating) to inflict severe pain upon; torture: *It excruciated him to play at the Femina {Cabaret} at the best of times –criena rohan, 1963. {Latin excruciātus …   Australian English dictionary

  • Excruciate — Ex*cru ci*ate, a. [L. excruciatus, p. p. of excruciare to excruciate; ex out + cruciare to put to death on a cross, to torment. See {Cruciate}, {Cross}.] Excruciated; tortured. [1913 Webster] And here my heart long time excruciate. Chapman. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excruciate — Ex*cru ci*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excruciated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excruciating}.] To inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body. [1913 Webster] Their thoughts, like devils, them… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excruciating — Excruciate Ex*cru ci*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excruciated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Excruciating}.] To inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body. [1913 Webster] Their thoughts, like… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • excruciation — /ik skrooh shee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of excruciating. 2. the state of being excruciated. 3. an instance of this; torture. [1610 20; < LL excruciation (s. of excruciatio)] * * * …   Universalium

  • hurt — v 1. ache, smart, burn, sting, bite, nip, pinch, gripe; gnaw, grind, grate, rasp, chafe; throb, palpitate, tingle. 2. injure, wound; cut, scratch, prick, pierce, stab, lancinate; bruise, sprain, strain; beat, pommel, batter, pound, lay on, drub;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pained — adj 1. hurt, hurting, injured, wounded; pierced, stung, stabbed, pricked, chafed, burnt; tortured, tormented, agonized, excruciated, burning. 2. aggrieved, grieving, suffering, sorrowful, sad, mournful, heartsick, heartbroken, broken hearted;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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