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What is another word for excruciating?

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Adjective
Intensely, extremely or unbearably painful
“After enduring excruciating pain, a raging infection, and almost a week in the hospital, I feel fortunate to be alive.”
Adjective
Causing great pain or anguish
“As the officer spoke the painful words, Zak took his mother in his arms. She clung to him as the excruciating news filled her with a well of grief.”
Adjective
Imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load
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“Tim walked into the waiting room and sat at his clerk's desk. His head throbbed painfully from the excruciating work.”
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Significant or extreme in degree or intensity
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“It's set up near a little school with many large trees that block the excruciating heat from the sun.”
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Significantly unpleasant to the senses
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“The excruciating smell from a dead cow, lying in the middle of the street like a traffic island, came wafting in through the open window.”
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Awkward or embarrassing in nature
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“It's excruciating having to listen to good actors reading bad writing, especially when you yourself have written it.”
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Causing distress, sadness or anxiety
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Affected with, or causing, physical discomfort or pain
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So unpleasant or painful as to be unendurable
Verb
Present participle for to torture
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“So we are invited to relish the very excesses of a Goering, to excruciate in the intellectualizing of a Speer, and to be appalled by the evidence (eyewitness, documentary, and candid-camera) presented.”
Verb
Present participle for to torture or put someone to the death, especially by nailing to a cross
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Present participle for to cause emotional distress to someone
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Present participle for to cause physical pain to
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