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used in The Lords of Discipline

3 uses
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extremely painful—physically as from a toothache or emotionally as from embarrassment
  • I left that room feeling an excruciating shame for having willingly embraced my role as an inquisitor representing the cadre.
    Chapter 2.17 (66% in)
  • It was the grim, excruciating duty of the honor court to judge the guilt or innocence of their peers accused of lying, stealing, cheating, or of tolerating those who did.
    Chapter 1.1 (18% in)
  • It was a dull, excruciating affair with insufferable long-winded eulogies.
    Chapter 3.27 (63% in)

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