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torment

noun [C/U]  /ˈtɔr·ment/ us  
great mental or physical suffering, or something that causes such pain: [U] After three days of torment, she went to a dentist. [C] That child acts like it’s a torment to see me.
torment
verb [T]  /tɔrˈment, ˈtɔr·ment/ us  
The cows were tormented by flies.
Translations of “torment”
in Korean 괴롭히다…
in Arabic يُقلِق, يُعذّب…
in French tourment…
in Turkish eziyet etmek, azap çektirmek, işkence etmek…
in Italian tormentare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 折磨, 痛苦, 痛苦(或煩惱)之源…
in Russian мучить…
in Polish dręczyć…
in Spanish tormento…
in Portuguese atormentar…
in German die Qual, die Plage…
in Catalan turmentar…
in Japanese ~を苦しめる, 悩ませる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 折磨, 痛苦, 痛苦(或烦恼)之源…
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