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Agonize  v. t.  To cause to suffer agony; to subject to extreme pain; to torture. "He agonized his mother by his behavior."

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"Agonize" Quotes from Famous Books

... in any extraordinary exaltation of feeling, rather than in that full intellectual seizure of the Divine Word, which it seemed to him could come only after a determined wrestling with those dogmas that to his mind were the aptest and compactest expression of the truth toward which we must agonize. The day of Pentecost showed a great miracle, indeed; but was not the ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 97, November, 1865 • Various

Words linked to "Agonize" :   agony, hurt, agonise, suffer, pain

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