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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of excruciate.


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  • I'd suggest going to a museum or something, and you get this excruciated look on your face, and I could tell that you were calculating the time that you have to be away from your imaginary friends and whether or not it was worth it.

    The Ann chapter

  • However, I can see why they deleted the portion about "God's love being so great that he gave his only son to suffer an excruciated death in order to cover everyone's shortcomings and forge a path to heaven."


  • He had a particular account of these events, from a fellow-student who resided in the same village, and who, having been present on the melancholy occasion, was able to place it in all its agony of horrors before his excruciated imagination.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • To let you have your plank and your bonewash (O the hastroubles you lost!), to give you your pound of platinum and a thousand thongs a year (O, you were excruciated, in honour bound to the cross of your own cruelfiction!) to let you have your Sarday spree and holinight sleep

    Finnegans Wake

  • Sharpe was instantly excruciated with embarrassment.

    Sharpe's Rifles

  • Come within a dozen yards of him; nay, at the most, blow on him, and he was excruciated -- you rubbed his sensitive hairs at a furlong's distance.

    International Miscellany of Literature, Art and Science, Vol. 1, No. 3, Oct. 1, 1850

  • Some years ago a musician in New York of considerable reputation refused to play on a friend's piano because, as he said, it was a little out of tune and his ear was excruciated by the slightest discord.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878

  • There have been cases in which men have been mysteriously excruciated with the thought of having committed the unpardonable sin.

    Sermons Preached at Brighton Third Series

  • For years Nazi Germany's policy abroad has been that of exacting concessions with the threat that otherwise she will perpetrate a world horror by which the humane will be excruciated while she herself, not being humane, will be entertained if not exhilarated.

    What Is Now At Stake In Europe

  • 'Upon my soul and body, this here stooping do fairly make my back open and shut! 'he exclaimed, straightening himself slowly with an excruciated look till quite upright.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles


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