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torment
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • Tormented by the silence and the refusal the assembly broke into a chant.
    p. 86.8
  • They agreed passionately out of the depths of their tormented private lives.
    p. 133.5
  • The trailing butts hindered her and the sharp, cross-cut points were a torment.
    p. 135.1
  • The clouds were sitting on the land; they squeezed, produced moment by moment this close, tormenting heat.
    p. 138.0

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