Definitions

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  • adjective Causing torment.

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  • verb Present participle of torment.

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Examples

  • Precocious yet naive, he creates freakish stories and imaginary companions, and takes delight in tormenting his therapist.

    A Family Timebomb by Joel Rickett

  • Hatfill believes that local authorities joined in tormenting him at the behest of the Justice Department.

    The Wrong Man

  • Hatfill believes that local authorities joined in tormenting him at the behest of the Justice Department.

    The Wrong Man

  • Hatfill believes that local authorities joined in tormenting him at the behest of the Justice Department.

    The Wrong Man

  • Hatfill believes that local authorities joined in tormenting him at the behest of the Justice Department.

    The Wrong Man

  • Eve-like delight in tormenting him and playing upon him.

    Chapter 20

  • At least outwardly, Gomez didn't express any particular pleasure in tormenting the Devils.

    Rangers top Devils to take series lead

  • While the sellout crowd of 65,373 delighted in tormenting Manning, it also exhorted the Chargers and LaDainian Tomlinson, who ran for 192 yards and three touchdowns, and threw for another score on a night that left thousands of ear drums ringing, especially Manning's.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

  • It didn't happen as New Jersey's John Madden sealed the game with 1: 55 remaining, again tormenting goalie Patrick Roy.

    USATODAY.com - Avalanche pushed to the brink

  • “No doubt he could tell you how she got her nickname tormenting young men,” said Fred bitterly.

    Presumption of Death

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