Definition of Excruciates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of excruciate) ¹



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Definition of Excruciates

1. excruciate [v] - See also: excruciate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Excruciates

excretions
excretive
excretories
excretorily
excretory duct
excretory ducts of lacrimal gland
excretory ductules of lacrimal gland
excretory organ
excretory product
excruciable
excruciate
excruciated
excruciates
excruciating
excruciatingly
excruciation
excruciations
excrudescence
excrudescences
excrutiate
excsc
excubant
excubation
excubitoria
excubitorium
excudit
exculpable

Literary usage of Excruciates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1921)
"Therefore the prophet intends by crying, and the apostle by weeping', only that dreadful torment which excruciates the impious with the agonies of despair. ..."

2. The Life of Benjamin Disraeli: Earl of Beaconsfield by William Flavelle Monypenny, George Earle Buckle (1914)
"... outraged tradition in multiplied forms enfeebles or excruciates the reformed commonwealth. In this state of affairs, after a due course of paroxysms, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"... of offences contributed by each to the police courts naturally differs much. The organ- grinder who excruciates the ears of the refined inhabitants of ..."

4. Marion Fay: A Novel by Anthony Trollope (1882)
"... that her love could be of no avail to him. And how was she to obey him as to her mode of addressing him? "It simply excruciates me from you ..."

5. The Christian Examiner (1843)
"A. It is the departing from all those things which are good in this life, that pains, or rather, excruciates us. See, if we may not more truly say from ..."

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