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torment
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • At dinner, an older boy named Vic Morgeroff had tormented Reynie for using the word "enjoyable" to describe the book he was reading.
    p. 5.2
  • Instead he stared miserably at Jackson, and then at his other tormentor, Martina, who seemed exceedingly pleased with herself.
    p. 210.9
  • "If you don't mind my asking, sir, why did the other children torment you?"
    p. 240.8
  • And if I did, she would make it easier for me — by not tormenting me.
    p. 299.9
  • All day long he had been tormented by his mistake.
    p. 405.3

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