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torment
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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Definition
to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • He stamped me with a belief in justice, then drenched me in culpability, and I wouldn't wish such torment even on a mosquito.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (64% in)
  • Father is still carrying on with his tormented Jesus Is Bängala church.
    Book 5 — Exodus (41% in)

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