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William fell to the ground, writhing in agony.
She had to go through the agony of leaving her children.
Waiting for the results was agony.
I was in an agony of embarrassment.
There's no point in prolonging the agony – just tell her.
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the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of agony from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.