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excruciating
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
extremely painful—physically as from a toothache or emotionally as from embarrassment
  • There was another noise to attend to now, a deep grumbling noise, as though the forest itself were angry with him, a somber noise across which the ululations were scribbled excruciatingly as on slate.
    p. 196.9

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