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torment

US [tɔrˈment]
UK [tɔː(r)ˈment]
  • n.痛苦;苦难之源
  • v.使备受折磨;使痛苦;烦扰;戏弄
  • Web异域镇魂曲;折腾;苦痛
Plural Form:torments  Present Participle:tormenting  Past Tense:tormented  
torment
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n.
1.
[u][c]
(尤指精神上的)折磨,痛苦;苦难之源extreme suffering, especially mental suffering; a person or thing that causes this
the cries of a man in torment
一个备受折磨的人的喊叫声
She suffered years of mental torment after her son's death.
儿子去世后,她多年悲痛欲绝。
The flies were a terrible torment.
苍蝇一度肆虐。
v.
1.
~ sb
使备受折磨;使痛苦;烦扰to make sb suffer very much
He was tormented by feelings of insecurity.
他苦于没有安全感。
2.
~ sb/sth
戏弄;捉弄;纠缠to annoy a person or an animal in a cruel way because you think it is amusing

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