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agony
used in The Host

19 uses
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Definition
intense feelings of suffering — can be from mental or physical pain
  • This body had never felt such agony before.
    Chapter 59 (46% in)
agony = intense feelings of suffering
  • The blackness swallowed up the agony, and I was weak with gratitude that the memory had come to this most final of conclusions.
    Chapter 1 (67% in)
  • I let the agony of the knowledge, the feel of the dying thoughts that had racked us with our sister forest's pain, wash through my head.
    Chapter 6 (91% in)
  • I twisted my head away from the light and then swallowed a sob as the motion sent daggers of agony through the side of my face.
    Chapter 14 (20% in)
  • It was agony.
    Chapter 16 (13% in)
  • This was all the more painful to hear because it was not the sound a child makes, frightened of the unknown, but the fully comprehending agony of an adult.
    Chapter 17 (81% in)
  • Nobody was screaming in agony or anything, though, so it couldn't be too torturous.
    Chapter 22 (3% in)
  • When I did hear myself, heard the ragged, tearing gasps of agony, I was mortified.
    Chapter 29 (94% in)
  • Melanie was writhing in agony inside me, and it was hard to make sense of the double pain.
    Chapter 29 (96% in)
  • It was too much, the extra burden of her agony.
    Chapter 29 (99% in)
  • Doc's face was hollow with echoed agony.
    Chapter 31 (64% in)
  • I'm sure we'll wish we had it again, and too soon, but I'm not going to let Walter scream in agony while I have a way to help him!
    Chapter 31 (86% in)
  • The thought, the agony, belonged to both Melanie and me.
    Chapter 32 (76% in)
  • Why would he care about the agony of a strange alien creature?
    Chapter 41 (9% in)
  • Muted agony in his voice.
    Chapter 42 (45% in)
  • Melanie wanted to... not to contradict me, but to make me feel better; she struggled to find words to soften my agony.
    Chapter 42 (97% in)
  • All I knew was that, now that I had it, it was worth every ounce of risk and agony it had cost.
    Chapter 46 (71% in)
  • His death left a burning agony in its wake.
    Chapter 49 (36% in)
  • Like I'd been in agony without realizing it, and his touch had taken all the hurt away.
    Epilogue (48% in)

There are no more uses of "agony" in The Host.

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