torment

  • 1 Torment — Datos generales Origen Arequipa, Perú …

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  • 2 Torment — Pays d’origine  Perou !Pérou …

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  • 3 Torment — Tor ment, n. [OF. torment, F. tourment, fr. L. tormentum an engine for hurling missiles, an instrument of torture, a rack, torture, fr. torquere to turn, to twist, hurl. See {Turture}.] 1. (Mil. Antiq.) An engine for casting stones. [Obs.] Sir T …

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  • 4 Torment — may refer to the following:* The feeling of pain or suffering. * Causing to suffer, torture. * Torment (film) ( Hets ), 1944 film, directed by Alf Sjöberg, screenplay by Ingmar Bergman * , a Magic: The Gathering expansion set released in 2002 * …

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  • 5 torment — Torment, Tormentum, Torsio, Afflictatio, Crux, Cruciatus. Tormens intolerables à l homme, Intolerandi humanae prudentiae cruciatus. Liu. lib. 23. Grief torment, Vexatio. Estant en tourment, Inter poenam. En grand torment, Cruciabiliter. C est… …

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  • 6 torment — ► NOUN 1) severe physical or mental suffering. 2) a cause of torment. ► VERB 1) subject to torment. 2) annoy or tease unkindly. DERIVATIVES tormentor noun …

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  • 7 Torment — Tor*ment , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {tormented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {tormenting}.] [OF. tormenter, F. tourmenter.] 1. To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture. Art thou come hither to… …

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  • 8 torment — [n] severe mental distress affliction, agony, anguish, annoyance, bane, bother, excruciation, harassment, hell, irritation, misery, nag, nagging, nuisance, pain, pain in the neck*, persecution, pest, plague, provocation, rack, scourge, suffering …

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  • 9 torment — I noun abomination, acute distress, affliction, agony, angst, anguish, annoyance, bane, constant anxiety, convulsion, despair, distress, extreme pain, harassment, infliction, misery, oppression, pain, pique, scourge, torture, vexation II verb… …

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  • 10 torment — vb torture, rack, *afflict, try Analogous words: *worry, annoy, harry, harass, plague, pester: distress, *trouble: *bait, badger, hector: agonize, *writhe …

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  • 11 torment — [tôr′ment΄; ] for v. [ tôr ment′, tôr′ment΄] n. [OFr < L tormentum, a rack, instrument of torture, torture, pain, orig., machine for twisting or throwing < torquere, to twist, whirl around, fling: see TORT] 1. Obs. an instrument of torture… …

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  • 12 torment — torments, tormenting, tormented (The noun is pronounced [[t]tɔ͟ː(r)ment[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]tɔː(r)me̱nt[/t]].) 1) N UNCOUNT Torment is extreme suffering, usually mental suffering. She is my first ever girlfriend, a source both of… …

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  • 13 torment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ emotional, inner, mental, personal, physical, psychological ▪ eternal …

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  • 14 torment — I UK [ˈtɔː(r)ment] / US [ˈtɔrˌment] noun Word forms torment : singular torment plural torments a) [countable/uncountable] severe physical or mental pain that someone suffers, often caused deliberately by someone else Her eyes revealed the torment …

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  • 15 torment — tor|ment1 [ˈto:ment US ˈto:r ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin tormentum torture , from torquere to twist ] 1.) [U] severe mental or physical suffering in torment ▪ She lay awake all night in torment. 2.) …

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  • 16 torment — tormentedly, adv. tormentingly, adv. tormentingness, n. v. /tawr ment , tawr ment/; n. /tawr ment/, v.t. 1. to afflict with great bodily or mental suffering; pain: to be tormented with violent headaches. 2. to worry or annoy excessively: to… …

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  • 17 torment — v. (D; tr.) to torment into (to torment smb. into doing smt.) * * * [ tɔːmənt] (D; tr.) to torment into (to torment smb. into doing smt.) …

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  • 18 torment — {{11}}torment (n.) late 13c., inflicting of torture, also state of great suffering, from O.Fr. tourment (11c.), from L. tormentum twisted sling, rack, related to torquere to twist (see THWART (Cf. thwart)). {{12}}torment (v.) late 13c., from O.Fr …

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  • 19 torment — tor|ment1 [ tɔr,ment ] noun count or uncount severe physical or mental pain that someone suffers, often caused deliberately by someone else: Her eyes revealed the torment in her mind. The prisoners would soon suffer worse torments. a. count… …

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  • 20 torment — noun severe physical or mental suffering. ↘a cause of torment. verb 1》 subject to torment. 2》 annoy or tease unkindly. Derivatives tormented adjective tormentedly adverb tormenting adjective tormentingly adverb tormentor …

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