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- n. An act of torture
- v. Present participle of torture.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
- adj. extremely painful
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This man is a criminal, as is anyone else who knew about and participated in torturing detainees.
Dick Cheney is probably going to prison for his role in torturing prisoners, and he knows it.
I found it astonishing that some people quite literally believe God is justified in torturing sinners for eternity.
Rock: I found it astonishing that some people quite literally believe God is justified in torturing sinners for eternity
Rock: I found it astonishing that some people quite literally believe God is justified in torturing sinners for eternity.
Rarely do I kill off a character, but oh how I delight in torturing them.
The Center for Constitutional Rights is calling for an investigation of what that organization callsthe “torture team” — any government official, up to and including the President, who madedecisions that resulted in torturing detainees.
Any Government bragging about methods and success in torturing alleged enemies of the State is NOT trying to intimidate, or secure information from those "enemies".
And maybe a cowardly one who gets off on killing civilians and almost, but not really, because he has a D after his name torturing people.
Presumably, the chief harm to others in torturing animals that are the property of the torturer is psychic.