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Excruciate

Excruciate

Excruciated; tortured. And here my heart long time excruciate. (Chapman)

Origin: L. Excruciatus, p. P. Of excruciare to excruciate; ex out _ cruciare to put to death on a cross, to torment. See cruciate, cross.

to inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body. Their thoughts, like devils, them excruciate. (Drayton)

Origin: Excruciated; Excruciating.


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