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Other Agonize Definition

[v] suffer agony or anguish
[v] cause to agonize

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agonise

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agonize, anguish, hurt, pain, suffer

Misc. Definitions

\Ag"o*nize\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Agonized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Agonizing}.] [F. agoniser, LL. agonizare, fr. Gr. ?. See {Agony}.]
1. To writhe with agony; to suffer violent anguish. To smart and agonize at every pore. --Pope.
2. To struggle; to wrestle; to strive desperately.
\Ag"o*nize\, v. t. To cause to suffer agony; to subject to extreme pain; to torture. He agonized his mother by his behavior. --Thackeray.

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