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intense feelings of suffering — can be from mental or physical pain
  • But the third rope was still moving; being so light, the child was still alive... For more than half an hour he stayed there, struggling between life and death, dying in slow agony under our eyes.
    Four (98% in)
agony = intense suffering
  • That would be better than slow agony in the flames.
    Three (24% in)
  • Not a cry of distress, not a groan, nothing but a mass agony, in silence.
    Six (35% in)

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