from The Century Dictionary.
- In an agonizing manner; with extreme anguish. Also spelled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb With extreme anguish or desperate struggles.
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- adverb In an
agonizingmanner; in a way that causes agony.
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- adverb in a very painful manner
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Imprisoned in a bamboo cage perched perilously, and agonizingly, in water, he forced himself to remain constantly awake to keep death at bay.
The battles along the Somme were not one repetitive fiasco after another, but rather represented a very steep and painful learning curve, up which the British army agonizingly inched, to eventually acquire the skills and sinews that wore down Prussian militarism.
The lack of access in parts of Sullivan County towns like Bethel and Neversink and Ulster towns like Marbletown and Kerhonkson — areas less than 2 hours from New York City — costs residents lucrative jobs and priceless time, thanks to agonizingly slow, inefficient and unreliable dial-up and satellite connections …
Pins take agonizingly forever if you need clothes!
Trust that the defense would rebound from two agonizingly long first half scoring plays.
They become the basis for often agonizingly revealing scenes re-creating real-life encounters.
After agonizingly long waits, he twice got close to purchasing a pair of tickets, and both times was "booted off," once after he already had entered his credit card information, he said.
BARTELLA, Iraq—The plight of Iraqi Christians since the fall of Saddam Hussein has been agonizingly personal for Aram Butrus Matti.
You're getting four bars and yet broadband is agonizingly slow because too many users are trying to jam bits through at the same time.
He left little doubt his immediate goal is to goose the pace of the agonizingly slow economic recovery.