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torment
used in Paul's Case

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Definition
to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • The only thing that at all surprised him was his own courage-for he realized well enough that he had always been tormented by fear, a sort of apprehensive dread that, of late years, as the meshes of the lies he had told closed about him, had been pulling the muscles of his body tighter and tighter.
  • Some of them remembered having seen a miserable street cat set at bay by a ring of tormentors.

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