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Definitionto cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
- Don't you know the devilry of lingering starvation, its exasperating torment, its black thoughts, its somber and brooding ferocity?Chapter 2 (46% in)
- This clearly was not a case for fisticuffs, even apart from the very natural aversion I had to beat that Shadow—this wandering and tormented thing.Chapter 3 (49% in)
- I remembered his abject pleading, his abject threats, the colossal scale of his vile desires, the meanness, the torment, the tempestuous anguish of his soul.Chapter 3 (84% in)
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