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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.
There's no point in prolonging the agony – just tell her.
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English version of definition of agony
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a small round cake with dried fruit in it and sugar on the top
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American definition of agony from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.