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English definition of “torment”


noun [C/U]    /ˈtɔr·ment/
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    /tɔrˈment, ˈtɔr·ment/ verb [T] The cows were tormented by flies.
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