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agony
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • I thought of the agonies I had gone through in coming from the hotel.
  • I read nothing except the criminal news and the agony column.
  • We had hardly reached the hall when we heard the baying of a hound, and then a scream of agony, with a horrible worrying sound which it was dreadful to listen to.
  • Sherlock Holmes was, as I expected, lounging about his sitting-room in his dressing-gown, reading the agony column of The Times and smoking his before-breakfast pipe, which was composed of all the plugs and dottles left from his smokes of the day before, all carefully dried and collected on the corner of the mantelpiece.

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

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