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excruciating
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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Definition
extremely painful—physically as from a toothache or emotionally as from embarrassment
  • After an excruciating minute she offers it to Pippa.
    Chapter 13 (3% in)
  • Assembly Day must be excruciating for her.
    Chapter 26 (10% in)

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