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agony
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

3 uses
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Definition
intense feelings of suffering — can be from mental or physical pain
  • Our being, almost utterly carried away by the fury of the storm, streams back through our hands from thee, and we, thy redeemed ones, bury ourselves in thee, and through the long minutes in a mute agony of hope bite into thee with our lips!
    Chapter 4 (20% in)
  • I was a soldier, and now I am nothing but an agony for myself, for my mother, for everything that is so comfortless and without end.
    Chapter 7 (**% in)
  • Why do they never tell us that you are poor devils like us, that your mothers are just as anxious as ours, and that we have the same fear of death, and the same dying and the same agony—Forgive me, comrade; how could you be my enemy?
    Chapter 9 (80% in)

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