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torment
used in Running in the Family

4 uses
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Definition
to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • A good many of my relatives from this generation seem to have tormented the church sexually.
    p. 120.5
  • Although he tormented his own father's rules of decorum he simultaneously and almost secretly valued the elements of honour and gentleness.
    p. 169.6
  • Either that, or, and of this we were never sure, he would secretly train the dog to torment his mother-in-law by such acts.
    p. 169.9
  • Who if I look deeper into the metaphor, torments his father over an imaginary cliff.
    p. 179.7

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