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Adjective
Experiencing or characterized by severe physical or mental suffering
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“She is caught in a loop, doomed to repeat her lonely, tormented existence day after day.”
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Having been subjected to oppression
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Deeply hurt, saddened, or worried
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Consumed by stress, typically from work, demands or pressure
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Feeling anxiety or worry
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To be continuously haunted or possessed by something, especially negative emotions, ideas or desires
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Feeling annoyed, frustrated or worried about something
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Past tense for to annoy or harass, especially in an unkind or bothersome way
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“But rather than torment her sister with more questions, Scarlett decided to let the matter drop.”
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Past tense for to mock, taunt or tease someone in a manner designed to provoke them
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“People, particularly other children at school, would always tease and torment me about my freckles.”
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Past tense for to cause or experience severe mental or physical suffering
“Their preferred weapon was a poison that could put a person in great physical pain, then torment them with past woes.”
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Past tense for to intimidate with threats or bullying behavior
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“Wicked but clever men may point the finger of scorn at them, accuse them of entertaining merely temporal views, and endeavor to torment them with threats and promised persecutions.”
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Past tense for to cause to feel fearful or scared
“There was no fire and brimstone, no wicked imps to torment us.”
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Past tense for to domineer with superior strength or force
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Past tense for to treat someone badly, cruelly or unkindly
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Past tense for to be preoccupied with a single thought, topic or emotion
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Past tense for to execute vengeance
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Past tense for suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortion of the body or limbs
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