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agonizing

[ag-uh-nahy-zing] /ˈæg əˌnaɪ zɪŋ/
adjective
1.
accompanied by, filled with, or resulting in agony or distress:
We spent an agonizing hour waiting to hear if the accident had been serious or not.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; agonize + -ing2
Related forms
agonizingly, adverb
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