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Overview of noun torturing

The noun torturing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. torture, torturing

(the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession")


Overview of verb torture

The verb torture has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) torment, torture, excruciate, rack

(torment emotionally or mentally)

2. (1) torture, excruciate, torment

(subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible")


Overview of adj torturing

The adj torturing has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesome

(extremely painful)

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