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torment
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  • He repeated to himself a phrase he had written in his review: "One feels that one is listening to a thought-tormented music."
  • But we are living in a sceptical and, if I may use the phrase, a thought-tormented age: and sometimes I fear that this new generation, educated or hypereducated as it is, will lack those qualities of humanity, of hospitality, of kindly humour which belonged to an older day.

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  • She enjoys tormenting others.
  • She concealed her torment.

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