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  • verb Present participle of agonise.

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  • adjective extremely painful

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Now let's look at the balance of policies that we have worked out in agonising ways over many years in Canada.

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  • Many women had to make "agonising" decisions about whether to terminate a pregnancy and the church was anxious that they had "the greatest possible guidance and help".

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  • Mandela, who said he would stick by his "agonising" decision of the week before to end diplomatic ties with Taiwan.

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  • Dr Williams admitted anyone would be moved by the recent 'agonising' cases but insisted the law should stay as it is.

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  • Dr Williams admitted anyone would be moved by the recent 'agonising' cases but insisted the law should stay as it is.

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  • He conceded that it is impossible to remain unmoved by the "agonising" cases made public recently.

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  • Amy Winehouse has been rushed to hospital after complaining of "agonising" pain in her surgically-enhanced breasts.

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  • Related article: Spanish press exults in 'agonising' win

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  • Amy Winehouse has been rushed to hospital after complaining of "agonising" pain in her surgically-enhanced breasts.

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  • Dr Williams admitted anyone would be moved by the recent 'agonising' cases but insisted the law should stay as it is.

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