Definitions of torture
n. - Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; torment; as, torture of mind. 2
n. - Especially, severe pain inflicted judicially, either as punishment for a crime, or for the purpose of extorting a confession from an accused person, as by water or fire, by the boot or thumbkin, or by the rack or wheel. 2
n. - The act or process of torturing. 2
v. t. - To put to torture; to pain extremely; to harass; to vex. 2
v. t. - To punish with torture; to put to the rack; as, to torture an accused person. 2
v. t. - To wrest from the proper meaning; to distort. 2
v. t. - To keep on the stretch, as a bow. 2
The word "torture" uses 7 letters: E O R R T T U.
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