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torment
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Persuasion
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  • Jealousy of Mr Elliot had been the retarding weight, the doubt, the torment.
  • …is necessary and honourable in its turn, it is only the lot of those who are not obliged to follow any, who can live in a regular way, in the country, choosing their own hours, following their own pursuits, and living on their own property, without the torment of trying for more; it is only their lot, I say, to hold the blessings of health and a good appearance to the utmost: I know no other set of men but what lose something of their personableness when they cease to be quite young.

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

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