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- adv. In an excruciating manner or to an excruciating degree; in a manner causing great pain or anguish.
- adv. In a very intense or extreme manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an excruciating manner.
- Extremely: as, excruciatingly polite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a very painful manner
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It's the way the American ending makes the title excruciatingly literal that's funniest.
After working what he calls excruciatingly long days as a pharmacist and store owner, Sussman's wife suggested he do something more fun.
She did not enjoy the drama, which she called "excruciatingly painful" and "horrible" and "not a wonderful experience like everybody thinks."
"Abu Zubayda's 'hard time' began when he was locked into the tiny coffin for hours on end, which he described as excruciatingly painful.
We’re seeing this play out in excruciatingly agonizing detail with tomorrow’s appearance in Congress of General Petraeus.
Since he was a very private man, he found the idea excruciatingly painful-almost as painful as missing Jodie.
Coach John Anderson went as far to say that it is not safe to assume Kari Lehtonen will be the number one goaltender for the season thesportsbank. net 4 days ago - By Paul M. Banks Following an off-season that even the most optimistic person would describe as excruciatingly disastrous, Patrick Kane has something extremely positive to look forward to.
9. Organfam spent some time with the second season of the Muppet Show this past weekend and marveled how memory works – how is that we failed to recall the excruciatingly awful skits, which make up a large part of the shows, and instead only recalled the really good bits?
Heart and respiratory rates, as well as cortisol levels of babies undergoing circumcision point to the unambiguous conclusion that circumcision is excruciatingly painful to any baby.
I do not have the emotional ability to grasp how a grown adult would be able to conscionably spray this toxic and excruciatingly painful substance into the faces of these young people, who were peacefully and responsibly expressing their concerns for the world they find themselves growing up in.