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adjective excruciating pronunciation in American English /ɪkˈskruʃiˌeɪtɪŋ/
  1. 1
    causing extreme physical pain

    I tried to move my leg, but the pain was excruciating.

    She suffered from excruciating headaches.

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excruciatingly

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