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 for Harrowed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harrow \Har"row\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harrowed
     (h[a^]r"r[-o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Harrowing.] [OE. harowen,
     harwen; cf. Dan. harve. See Harrow, n.]
     1. To draw a harrow over, as for the purpose of breaking
        clods and leveling the surface, or for covering seed; as,
        to harrow land.
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              Will he harrow the valleys after thee? --Job xxxix.
                                                    10.
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     2. To break or tear, as with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate;
        to torment or distress; to vex.
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              My aged muscles harrowed up with whips. --Rowe.
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              I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word
              Would harrow up thy soul.             --Shak.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "harrowed":
     afflicted, agonized, clawed, convulsed, crucified, distressed,
     hurt, hurting, in distress, in pain, lacerated, lancinated,
     martyred, martyrized, on the rack, pained, racked, ripped, savaged,
     suffering, tormented, tortured, twisted, under the harrow, wounded,
     wrung
  
  

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