Definition of water torture in English:

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water torture

noun

A form of torture in which the victim is exposed to the incessant dripping of water on the head or to the sound of dripping.
Example sentences
  • This included electrical shocks, water torture, drugs and beatings.
  • This included electric shocks, water torture, beatings, drugs and being burnt with cigarettes.
  • Ancient torture methods such as Chinese water torture are still in use across the world.

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Syllabification: wa·ter tor·ture

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