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torment

Synonyms of torment in English:

noun

  • 1 months of mental and emotional torment
  • 2 it was a torment to see him like that
    ordeal, affliction, scourge, curse, plague, bane, thorn in someone's side/flesh, cross to bear;
    sorrow, tribulation, trouble
  • verb

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  • 1 she was tormented by shame
    torture, afflict, rack, harrow, plague, haunt, bedevil, distress, agonize
  • 2 she began to torment the two younger boys
    tease, taunt, bait, harass, provoke, goad, plague, bother, trouble, persecute
    informal needle
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