Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. tortura, fr. torquere, tortum, to twist, rack, torture; probably akin to Gr. tre`pein to turn, G. drechseln, to turn on a lathe, and perhaps to E. queer,. Cf. Contort Distort Extort Retort Tart (n.) Torch Torment Tortion Tort Trope.
Thou mayest torture me, and I may die.
"Saronia" by Richard Short
We suffered tortures in crossing barefooted one cold stream after another.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
It seemed as if the fates had combined to expose poor Mary to every species of mental torture.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
I determined to improve the opportunity, and commence my system of torture.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
Hours passed, and the torture of standing in one position irksome at that, became unbearable.
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Not long had I to submit to such torture.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
Then the horror of Virginia's words drifted through his tortured brain.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
Daoud felt no fear of death, and he would not let them take him prisoner to torture him.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
He cringed inwardly from the thought of imprisonment and torture.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
In 1620 had to intervene to protect his mother from being tortured for witchcraft.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
I did not know the nights of gloom,
The days of misery;
The long, long years of dark despair,
That crushed and tortured thee.
"To Cowper" by Anne Bronte
While she sat striving with despair
Beside his tortured form,
And pouring her deep soul in prayer
Forth on the rushing storm.
"Gertrude, Or Fidelity Till Death" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
"O, if in heaven, my EDWARD'S breast
This deed of mercy knew,
That gives my tortur'd bosom rest,
He sure would bless thee too!
"An American Tale" by Helen Maria Williams
"'Tis my friend," he cries, "the guerdon
Fast and prayer have won;
Want is past, and hunger's burden
Soon shall torture none."
"Mon-Daw-Min" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
Be that it is and thou art all;
And what thou art so thou hast written
Thee of the lutanists of Love,
Or of the torture-smitten.
"Self" by Madison Julius Cawein
Tell me, tender Youths, who languish
For some Fair Disdainful She,
If you feel the cruel Anguish,
That afflicts and tortures Me.
"Song" by Richardson Pack
Most Evangelicals and Catholics Condone Torture in Some Instances.
Austin (Geoffrey Hoffman, left) and brother Lee (Cliff Bailey) enter into a tortured collaboration in "True West," now playing at Convergence- Continuum 's Liminis theater.
From tax cuts to torture, John McCain has flip-flopped on a host of issues â€ including his own immigration bill.
Southern Baptists' Top Ethicist Calls Waterboarding `Torture'.
Former President George W Bush denied anyone was tortured.
Tortured couples who have to stay together.
Defending John McCain on Torture.
Tortured, wrecked human bodies of one type or another will be piling up on screens this weekend.
R: bloody and brutal violence and torture, language.
He was arraigned on two counts of torture and two counts of first degree child abuse.
Recently an otherwise seemingly thoughtful person said to me, I know torture ordinarily doesn't work because you can't coerce someone into giving you trustworthy information.
In my 10 years of documenting medical evidence of torture and caring for survivors, I have come to know well that torture can never be justified.
Many children are abandoned, tortured and killed because they are said to be witches.
What a great day for torturing roses.
Half the fun of having an adventure is torturing your friends by forcing them to sit through the hours of video you shot.
We can imagine dozens of different criminal purposes for which the primitive individuals could be kidnapped, tortured and even killed, including ab ject topics such as ‘high gastronomy’ and sadist games.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
F3 - Torture by in laws for having given birth to only female children.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
The question of where to draw the line tortured us, and we bring our apologies to all the pioneers who “fell through the cracks.” The second part of the book is an attempt to present a historical perspective on the development of the sub ject.
Introduction to "The Supersymmetric World: The Beginnings of The Theory"
Based on Emmanuel’s description, my own prejudice made me expect a weak and tortured ﬁgure.
The work of Fred Cohen
Instead, in came a man, anything but weak and tortured, almost running with the aid of his cane, with this huge smile on his face, and a strong conﬁdent voice.
The work of Fred Cohen