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agony
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War and Peace
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  • Think that he is your father…. perhaps in the agony of death.
  • Had he screamed in agony, that scream would not have struck such horror into Princess Mary’s heart as the tone of his voice.
  • The doctor was very much displeased about something and made a change in the dressings, turning the wounded man over so that he groaned again and grew unconscious and delirious from the agony.
  • …of a terrible attack of angina pectoris, but in intimate circles details were mentioned of how the private physician of the Queen of Spain had prescribed small doses of a certain drug to produce a certain effect; but Helene, tortured by the fact that the old count suspected her and that her husband to whom she had written (that wretched, profligate Pierre) had not replied, had suddenly taken a very large dose of the drug, and had died in agony before assistance could be rendered her.

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  • She was in agony from a toothache.
  • She cried out in agony.

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