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

  Rack \Rack\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Racked (r[a^]kt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Racking.] [See Rack that which stretches, or
     Rock, v.]
     To amble fast, causing a rocking or swaying motion of the
     body; to pace; -- said of a horse. --Fuller.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Racking \Rack"ing\, n. (Naut.)
     Spun yarn used in racking ropes.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: causing great physical or mental suffering; "a wrenching
             pain" [syn: racking, wrenching]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "racking":
     acute, afflictive, agonizing, atrocious, barbarous, biting,
     consuming, cramping, cruel, desolating, distressing, excruciating,
     ferocious, fierce, gnawing, grave, griping, hard, harrowing, harsh,
     heartbreaking, heartrending, heartsickening, heartwounding,
     hurtful, hurting, inhuman, painful, paroxysmal, piercing, poignant,
     pungent, rending, savage, severe, sharp, shooting, spasmatic,
     spasmic, spasmodic, stabbing, stinging, tearing, tormenting,
     torturing, torturous

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