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torture
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
3. The act or process of torturing.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To put to torture; to pain extremely; to harass; to vex.
2. To punish with torture; to put to the rack; as, to torture an accused person.
3. To wrest from the proper meaning; to distort.
4. To keep on the stretch, as a bow.
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