- v. Simple past tense and past participle of torture.
- adj. experiencing intense pain especially mental pain
“At another location in Kratie, prisoners at the Kanh Chor commune prison were tortured; Mr. Yoen Chhoen describes how he himself was physically tortured until his ribs were broken.”
“As I posted before, the unproven allegation that Mr. Padilla was "tortured" is irrelevant to his current prosecution.”
“Yes, I'll go to the King, to the King! to the King!" cried the old man overhead, as if he knew that the word tortured Irma.”
“The word tortured logic doesn't begin to describe this.”
“Guantanamo Bay official acknowledged that a suspect there had been "tortured" -- her exact word -- in apparent violation of the law.”
“Just this week, in the pages of this newspaper, a Guantanamo Bay official acknowledged that a suspect there had been "tortured" -- her exact word -- in apparent violation of the law.”
“McCain was NOT willing to be tortured, which is why he taped a confession praising his captors and such, and told them whatever they wanted to know.”
“Very funny, but your candidate only "apologized" for Bosnia (if you can call her tortured explanation during the debate an apology) after weeks of denying that she lied (using the word "misspoke" and blaming it on fatigue and saying she only said it once - all lies).”
“Every word tortured him, filled him with fury against her for the folly of such a sacrifice, with fury also against the fate that forbade him to plead his own cause and to open her eyes to her husband's motives.”
“You do not mean these?' and he read them in so good-humoured a tone that no one could be vexed, but marking every inconsistent simile and word tortured out of its meaning, and throwing in notes and comments on the unfaithfulness of the description.”
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