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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Extremely painful.

Usage examples (34)
  • It was excruciating to get stung by so many bees at one time.
  • I can imagine in excruciating detail what meeting a bear might be like.
  • "He wouldn't tell you even if he was in excruciating pain," Marshall said.
  • I'm going to want to tell you about it in excruciating detail, that's what. for more
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