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

  torture \tor"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. tortured
     (t[^o]r"t[-u]rd; 135); p. pr. & vb. n. tTorturing.] [Cf. F.
     Torturer. ]
     1. To put to torture; to pain extremely; to harass; to vex.
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     2. To punish with torture; to put to the rack; as, to torture
        an accused person. --Shak.
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     3. To wrest from the proper meaning; to distort. --Jar.
        Taylor.
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     4. To keep on the stretch, as a bow. [Obs.]
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              The bow tortureth the string.         --Bacon.
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