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used in The Princess Bride

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extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • The whys behind the screams interested him fully as much as the anguish itself.
    p. 245.4
  • Once, true, he had been a titan, but now, now What happens here that you arent going to read is the six-page soliloquy from Inigo in which Morgenstern, through Inigo, reflects on the anguish of fleeting glory.
    p. 223.9
  • ..."That would be wrong, I think; I've heard before of creatures like this, the heartless ones, and as they grow bigger they get more and more beautiful and behind them is nothing but broken bodies and shattered souls, and these without hearts are anguish bringers, and my advice would be, since you're both still young, to have another child, a different child, and be rid of this one now, but, of course, the final decision is up to you" and the father said to the mother, "Well?" and the...
    p. 241.2
  • The physical, or the mental anguish of having freedom offered if the truth is told, then telling it and being thought a liar.
    p. 247.3
  • The sound grew in anguish, and it filled the night sky as it spread across the castle grounds, over the walls, even into the Great Square beyond.
    p. 253.5
  • In humiliation, and suffering, and frustration, and anger, and anguish so great it was dizzying, Westley cried like a baby.
    p. 263.6
  • It means that I leave you to live in anguish, in humiliation, in freakish misery until you can stand it no more; so there you have it, pig, there you know, you miserable vomitous mass, and I say this now, and live or die, it's up to you: Drop your sword!"
    p. 352.2

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