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46 entries found for torture.

Entry:  torture
Function:  verb
Definition:  hurt
Synonyms:  abuse, afflict, agonize, annoy, beat, bother, crucify, distress, disturb, excruciate, grill, harrow, impale, injure, irritate, lacerate, maim, mangle, martyr, martyrize, mistreat, mutilate, oppress, pain, persecute, rack, smite, torment, try, upset, whip, wound, wring, wrong
Concept:  abuse
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  torture
Function:  noun
Definition:  pain
Synonyms:  ache, affliction, agony, anguish, cruciation, crucifixion, distress, dolor, excruciation, hell, impalement, laceration, martyrdom, misery, pang, persecution, rack, suffering, third degree, torment, tribulation, twinge
Concept:  injury/pain
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  afflict
Function:  verb
Definition:  hurt
Synonyms:  agonize, annoy, beset, bother, burden, crucify, distress, grieve, harass, harrow, harry, irk, lacerate, martyr, oppress, pain, pester, plague, press, rack, smite, strike, torment, torture, trouble, try, vex, worry, wound
Antonyms:  aid, comfort, help, relieve, take care of
Concept:  injury/pain
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  agonize
Function:  verb
Definition:  suffer
Synonyms:  afflict, bleed, carry on, crucify, distress, disturb, excruciate, harrow, hurt, labor, lament, martyr, pain, rack, squirm, stew over, strain, strive, struggle, torment, torture, try, wince, worry, writhe
Concept:  difficulty
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  agony
Function:  noun
Definition:  suffering
Synonyms:  affliction, anguish, distress, dolor, misery, pangs, passion, throes, torment, torture, woe
Antonyms:  bliss, euphoria, pleasure
Concept:  injury/pain
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  anguish
Function:  noun
Definition:  pain
Synonyms:  affliction, agony, distress, dole, grief, heartache, heartbreak, hurting, misery, pang, rue, sorrow, suffering, throe, torment, torture, woe, wretchedness
Antonyms:  euphoria, happiness, joy, joyfulness, pleasure
Concept:  injury/pain
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  bully
Function:  verb
Definition:  intimidate
Synonyms:  bludgeon, bluster, browbeat, buffalo, bulldoze, coerce, cow, despotize, domineer, dragoon, enforce, harass, hector, jackboot, lean on, lord over, menace, oppress, overbear, persecute, push around, ride roughshod, showboat, swagger, terrorize, threaten, torment, torture, tyrannize, walk heavy
Antonyms:  assist, help, leave alone
Concept:  persuasion
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  contort
Function:  verb
Definition:  distort
Synonyms:  bend, convolute, curve, deform, disfigure, gnarl, knot, misshape, torture, twist, warp, wind, wrench, writhe
Antonyms:  smooth, straighten, unbend, untwist
Concept:  deformity
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  crucify
Function:  verb
Definition:  execute
Synonyms:  excruciate, hang, harrow, kill, martyr, martyrize, persecute, rack, torment, torture
Antonyms:  console, exalt, solace
Concept:  destruction
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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Entry:  crucify
Function:  verb
Definition:  criticize
Synonyms:  afflict, agonize, bedevil, bother, browbeat, destroy, harrow, ill-treat, lampoon, pan, ridicule, smite, torment, torture, try
Antonyms:  compliment, exalt, laud, pick apart, praise
Concept:  criticizing
Source:  Roget's New Millennium™ Thesaurus, First Edition (v 1.0.5)
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