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noun [countable/uncountable]     agony pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    great pain
    in agony:

    William fell to the ground, writhing in agony.

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  2. 2
    a strong and unpleasant feeling, especially extreme worry or sadness
    agony of:

    She had to go through the agony of leaving her children.

    be agony:

    Waiting for the results was agony.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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