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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishagonizingag‧o‧niz‧ing (also agonising British English) /ˈæɡənaɪzɪŋ/ adjective  1 PAINextremely painful The pain was agonizing.2 very unpleasant to experience, especially because of involving a difficult choice or a long wait an agonizing decisionagonizingly adverb at an agonizingly slow pace
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agonizingIn retrospect, the decision to build the bomb was fraught with agonizing ambiguities.In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries many criminals were subjected to that agonizing death.There was one present which gave Diana the most agonizing decision of her young life.Throughout these long, agonizing months, their lives are accompanied by the unending cacophony of my screaming.A year later he died after suffering months of agonizing pain.The red line on the thermometer on the wall of Caxton House crept up with agonizing slowness.
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