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Agonising

Definition of the adjective agonising

What does agonising mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. extremely painful

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Google previewA dictionary of treatment (1920)

including medical and surgical therapeutics by Sir William Whitla

The agonising pain is best relieved by hot fomentations or poultices smeared over with the Green Extract of Belladonna and sometimes by iced applications or a piece of smooth ice introduced within the sphincter. Leeches to the margin of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

and three cases having: “Agonising pain, with tossing, twisting, and writhing ; patient driven irresistibly to change position, which generally gives little or no >.” This italicised passage is the second keynote of Piper m. These cures were ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

— Panaritium, early stage ; pain, pricking, sharp, agonising. — Paronychia. 23. Lower Limbs ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1902)

by Chalmers Watson

— This, together with a certain amount of mental depression, is more or less present in all cases of inoperable growths, but the pain is not always of that agonising character that popular fancy associates with cancer, and its injudicious ...

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

agonising: past, agonised: s. agoniser. AGRARIAN. adj.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

The pain occasioned was absolutely agonising until the blister rose. We should not be justified in recommending these leaves for further trial; they cause more pain than cantharides, and are far inferior to the plumbago (la'l chitra) in celerity ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Literature in English (2001)

by M K Bhatnagar

The lifted axe, the agonising wheel, Luke's iron crown, and Damien's bed of steel, To men remote from power but rarely known, Leave reason, faith, and conscience all our own. The Deserted Village is limited in design, and, according to ...

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure (2014)

by C. D. Rose

For Barnes there was no deathbed insistence, no last testament, no relative or friend placed in an agonising moral ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2O1N1I1S1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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