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English definition of “tortured”


adjective uk   /ˈtɔː.tʃəd/ us    /ˈtɔːr.tʃɚd/
involving suffering and difficulty: the country's tortured past the tortured history of race relationsComplicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
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