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torment
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

7 uses
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Definition
to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • Louie had been told that all the men who'd tormented him had been arrested, convicted, and imprisoned in Sugamo.
    p. 271.9
  • He pretended to be tough but was secretly tormented.
    p. 10.6
  • Airmen didn't speak of death, but privately, many were tormented by fear.
    p. 77.5
  • He thought of home, tormented by thoughts of what his disappearance must have done to his mother.
    p. 186.5
  • Watanabe, whom the Aussies called "Whatabastard," had handpicked him, almost certainly to torment him.
    p. 202.2
  • Seeing the destruction of the enemy that had enslaved and tormented them and murdered their friends, the POWs cheered.
    p. 232.5
  • Postwar life was often tormented.
    p. 252.3

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