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agony
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
intense feelings of suffering — can be from mental or physical pain
  • I've heard that lawyers' children, on seeing their parents in court in the heat of argument, get the wrong idea: they think opposing counsel to be the personal enemies of their parents, they suffer agonies, and are surprised to see them often go out arm-in-arm with their tormenters during the first recess.
    p. 229.7
agonies = intense feelings of suffering
  • She'd have spent the rest of her life on it and died without so much agony, but she was too contrary-
    p. 147.9
  • agony = intense suffering
  • Fans crackled, feet shuffled, tobacco-chewers were in agony.
    p. 163.2
agony = intense suffering
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