from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as tomentum.


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  • A small good this might appear to me, did I not to my grief know numberless persons, who through some horrible and wide-spreading contagion of sin, not only disclose to persons mutually angered things said in anger, but add withal things never spoken, whereas to humane humanity, it ought to seem a light thing not to toment or increase ill will by ill words, unless one study withal by good words to quench it.

    The Confessions

  • Then Time tarns toment, when man turns a foot tVerave, we wiefUe with great Nature's plM;.

    The Beauties of English Poesy

  • As it happens, it’s true that “mentor” comes not from a verb “toment,”...

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