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

  Pain \Pain\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pained (p[=a]nd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Paining.] [OE. peinen, OF. pener, F. peiner to
     fatigue. See Pain, n.]
     1. To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish. [Obs.]
        --Wyclif (Acts xxii. 5).
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     2. To put to bodily uneasiness or anguish; to afflict with
        uneasy sensations of any degree of intensity; to torment;
        to torture; as, his dinner or his wound pained him; his
        stomach pained him.
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              Excess of cold, as well as heat, pains us. --Locke
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     3. To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to
        grieve; as, a child's faults pain his parents.
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              I am pained at my very heart.         --Jer. iv. 19.
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     To pain one's self, to exert or trouble one's self; to take
        pains; to be solicitous. [Obs.] "She pained her to do all
        that she might." --Chaucer.
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     Syn: To disquiet; trouble; afflict; grieve; aggrieve;
          distress; agonize; torment; torture.
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