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torture (n):
the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
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it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession
Related Words: torturing
torture (n):
the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
Related Words: distortionoverrefinementtwisting
torture (n):
intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
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an agony of doubt.
the torments of the damned

Related Words: agonytorment
torture (n):
extreme mental distress
Related Words: anguishtorment
torture (n):
unbearable physical pain
Related Words: torment
torture (v):
subject to torture
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The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible
Related Words: excruciatetorment
torture (v):
torment emotionally or mentally
Related Words: excruciateracktorment
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