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tormentnoun

uk   /ˈtɔː.ment/ us   /ˈtɔːr.ment/

tormentverb [T]

uk   /tɔːˈment/ us   /tɔːrˈment/
(Definition of torment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tormentnoun [C/U]

us   /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
verb [T] us   /tɔrˈment, ˈtɔr·ment/
The cows were tormented by flies.
(Definition of torment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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