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Definition of torment:

  1. An engine for casting stones.
  2. Extreme pain; anguish; torture; the utmost degree of misery, either of body or mind.
  3. That which gives pain, vexation, or misery.
  4. To pain; to distress; to afflict.
  5. To put into great agitation.
  6. To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture.
  7. To tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with importunities, or with petty annoyances.

Synonyms:

lambaste, reject, nemesis, razz, baffle, wretchedness, mistreat, straining, lecture, tantalise, travail, condemnation, trounce, devil, nettle, curse word, jinx, the impossible, cross, extort, rile, overrefinement, happy, quagmire, struggle, hang-up, stress, spoil, the elephant in the room, molestation, drive someone mad, worst-case scenario, subdue, hit out, bawl out, have words, twisting, murder, nightmare, hex, nark, dress down, get to, task, dun, reproof, remonstrate, excruciation, bedevilment, take to task, twit, squeeze, living hell, lambast, single-foot, call on the carpet, crisis, reprimand, throw, gravel, paroxysm, chore, mare, horror, harassment, madden, rally, expletive, agony, shove around, wring, bilk, tantalize, nuisance, hell, besetment, persecution, worrying, trample, confuse, ride, chide, terror, savage, plague, grind down, get at, wo, cuss, reward, swearing, irritant, berate, necessity, excruciate, frustrate, battle, mortify, rack, Gehenna, gouge, badgering, oppress, whammy, rag, fuddle, rebuke, curse, scotch, feelings, fox, scold, distortion, torturing, oath, twinge, a tall order, befuddle, confound, foil, execration, do someone wrong, chew up, kick around, scourge, chew out, bedevil, call down, torture, crucify, discombobulate, swearword, taunt, thwart, anguish, jaw, strait, abuse, cod, provoke, scud, pillory, anger, blast.

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