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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.
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