verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR torment
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Origin of torment
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Example sentences from the Web for torment
He was crying as he told me about the torment in his mind, the nightmares he had at 7 or 8 years old.
I called to her, but she slipped away with a tormenting smile at my helpless hands, and I followed her with some impatience.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Banville may tarnish his hero a bit, particularly by tormenting him with alcohol.
The coach of the William McKinley High School Cheerios is a ruthless bully, tormenting both students and teachers alike.
These icons haunted my fitful rest, tantalizing and tormenting as I waited in vain for the Sirenes.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I am a dawn riser, more prone to tormenting the early shift with headline changes than the late-nighters.
Charles Duran, who was out of his element when he was not in mischief, seemed to take delight in tormenting these little children.Charles Duran|The Author of The Waldos
I will not have you hunting and tormenting those kangaroo rats to-day.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
This restless and tormenting passion for gold punishes them for aiming at other advantages by love than love itself.The love letters of Abelard and Heloise|Peter Abelard
But wishing to break the tormenting chain of ideas, the doctor went out into the kitchen.More Tales by Polish Authors|Various
Some of the supers jabbed me pretty hard, among them Babe Durgon, who delighted in tormenting me.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis