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Verb
/ˈtôrCHər/,
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tortures, plural;
  1. Inflict severe pain on
    • - most of the victims had been brutally tortured
  2. Cause great mental suffering or anxiety to
    • - he was tortured by grief
Noun
  1. The action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or to force them to do or say something, or for the pleasure of the person inflicting the pain

  2. Great physical or mental suffering or anxiety
    • - the torture I've gone through because of loving you so
  3. A cause of such suffering or anxiety
    • - dances were absolute torture because I was so small

  1. anguish: extreme mental distress
  2. torment: torment emotionally or mentally
  3. subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
  4. unbearable physical pain
  5. agony: intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"
  6. distortion: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  7. the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
  8. Torture, according to the United Nations Convention Against Torture, is: This is an advisory measure of the UN General Assembly.
  9. is a single scheduled to be released by rock artist Miyavi on September 15, 2010.
  10. BDSM is a type of roleplay or lifestyle choice between two or more individuals who use their experiences of pain and power to create sexual tension, pleasure, and release. ...
  11. "Torture" is the second single released off the album Victory by the band, The Jacksons. Written by Jackie Jackson and fellow Motown veteran Kathy Wakefield, the song is about someone ending a relationship, and the torture that a person can receive whilst trying to end it. ...
  12. Torture in the United States includes documented and alleged cases of torture both inside the United States and outside its borders by U.S. government personnel.
  13. (Tortured (film)) Tortured is a 2008 crime thriller film written and directed by Nolan Lebovitz and starring Cole Hauser, Laurence Fishburne, and James Cromwell. It was released direct-to-DVD in the U.S. on September 16, 2008. The movie was filmed in Canada, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  14. Intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony; The "suffering of the heart" imposed by one on another, as in personal relationships; To intentionally inflict severe pain or suffering on (someone)
  15. (Tortured) This means the journalist was physically and demonstrably tortured before being murdered.
  16. To dream of being tortured, denotes that you will undergo disappointment and grief through the machination of false friends. If you are torturing others, you will fail to carry out well-laid plans for increasing your fortune. ...
  17. An act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person, for a purpose such as obtaining information or a confession, punishment, intimidation or coercion, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind. ...
  18. severe, psychological and/or physical pain or discomfort deliberately and forcibly inflicted on, or created within, the mind and/or body of another person or animal
  19. I do not believe I can provide a definition of torture, because I believe it is wise for us not to describe precisely what illegal, excruciatingly painful techniques our government is using in interrogating people we don't like. ...
  20. only such acts performed on prisoners that produce pain equivalent to or exceeding that experienced by an individual upon the failure of a major organ or group of organs. ...
  21. The United Nations has a very high-sounding definition of torture, that they wrote in 1975. The United States Senate, in 1990, saw the rhetoric as having enough loopholes to drop Saddam's mass graves through and expressed its tentative support, with some very important reservations and caveats. ...
  22. (2h)[X], POs ><, alt. slide with effort along the top of each other with a menacing facial expression. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - torture.
  23. (v) açıtırģa, apçıtırģa, incitirgе, injitirgе, qıynarģa
  24. Any means of cooersion used by the authorities to force a false confession out of a suspect. If there are no bones broken, the confession was said to be 'without torture'. ...
  25. The systematic and deliberate application of physical force that as a rule is diabolically designed to create sufficient discomfort—often excruciating agony—to elicit cooperation, as in, confessions, information, and compliance. ...