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used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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intense feelings of suffering — can be from mental or physical pain
  • Every step forward is like pushing against the air, lifting my legs an agony of slow movement.
    Chapter 2 (65% in)
  • With a high keening sound, Pippa falls to the floor, her body writhing and jerking in what seems like agony.
    Chapter 16 (47% in)
  • A cry of joy and agony escapes the man's lips.
    Chapter 21 (20% in)
  • She's upstairs writhing in agony on her bed.
    Chapter 29 (5% in)

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