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excruciating
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The Giver
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  • Almost instantly the excruciating pain in his hand had diminished to the throb which was, now, all he could recall of the experience.
    p.70.1
  • Excruciating hunger and starvation.
    p.111.9
  • Jonas asked him after he had received a torturous memory in which he had been neglected and unfed; the hunger had caused excruciating spasms in his empty, distended stomach.
    p.111.0
  • The Giver hesitated painfully, as if saying the name aloud might be excruciating.
    p.140.9

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  • My toothache is excruciating.
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