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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of torture.

Etymologies

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torture + -eth

Examples

  • Jews yellow. 131 And every day she tortureth me and scourgeth me with an hundred stripes, each of which draweth floods of blood and cutteth the skin of my shoulders to strips; and lastly she clotheth my upper half with a hair cloth and then throweth over them these robes.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And the angel said unto me: Behold the formation of a church which is most abominable above all other churches, which slayeth the saints of God, yea, and tortureth them and bindeth them down, and yoketh them with a yoke of iron, and bringeth them down into captivity.

    "I mean no disrespect."

  • And that virtue, O king, which tortureth one's own self and friends, is really no virtue.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • There remains not a joint in his limbs, but what * Disease firm fixt ever tortureth.

    Arabian nights. English

  • "Severance-grief nighmost, Union done to death, * Down-railing tear-drops, heart fire tortureth!

    Arabian nights. English

  • FN#131] And every day she tortureth me and scourgeth me with an hundred stripes, each of which draweth floods of blood and cutteth the skin of my shoulders to strips; and lastly she clotheth my upper half with a hair cloth and then throweth over them these robes. "

    Arabian nights. English

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