excruciation


excruciation
/ik skrooh'shee ay"sheuhn/, n.
1. the act of excruciating.
2. the state of being excruciated.
3. an instance of this; torture.
[1610-20; < LL excruciation- (s. of excruciatio)]

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Universalium. 2010.

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