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agony columnnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   UK
the ​part of a ​magazine or ​newspaper where ​letters from ​readers about ​theirpersonalproblems are ​printed, together with ​advice about how to ​deal with them: She ​wrote in to an ​agonycolumn.
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