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agony

noun [U or C] uk   /ˈæɡ.ə.ni/ us  
extreme physical or mental pain or suffering: She lay there screaming in agony. I was in an agony of suspense. We've both suffered agonies of guilt over what happened.Pain and painfulStrong feelings
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