Excruciating Ex*cru"ci*a`ting Torturing; racking. ``Excruciating pain.'' --V. Knox. ``Excruciating fears.'' --Bentley -- {Ex*cru"ci*a`ting*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • excruciatingly — adverb a) In an excruciating manner or to an excruciating degree; in a manner causing great pain or anguish. The gunshot wound was excruciatingly painful b) In a very intense or extreme manner …   Wiktionary

  • excruciatingly — adv. Excruciatingly is used with these adjectives: ↑embarrassing, ↑painful, ↑slow …   Collocations dictionary

  • excruciatingly — excruciating ► ADJECTIVE 1) intensely painful. 2) very embarrassing, awkward, or tedious. DERIVATIVES excruciatingly adverb. ORIGIN from Latin excruciare torment , from crux a cross …   English terms dictionary

  • excruciatingly — adverb see excruciating …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • excruciatingly — See excruciating. * * * …   Universalium

  • excruciatingly — Synonyms and related words: abominably, agonizingly, awfully, baldly, balefully, bitterly, blatantly, brashly, confoundedly, cruelly, damnably, deadly, deathly, deplorably, deucedly, distressfully, distressingly, dolorously, dreadfully,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • excruciatingly — adv. agonizingly, painfully, unbearably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • excruciatingly — ex·cru·ci·at·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • excruciatingly — See: excruciating …   English dictionary

  • excruciatingly — adverb in a very painful manner the progress was agonizingly slow • Syn: ↑agonizingly, ↑torturously • Derived from adjective: ↑torturous (for: ↑torturously), ↑excruciatin …   Useful english dictionary

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