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

  Torment \Tor*ment"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. tormented; p. pr. &
     vb. n. tormenting.] [OF. tormenter, F. tourmenter.]
     1. To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating
        misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture. " Art
        thou come hither to torment us before our time? " --Matt.
        viii. 29.
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     2. To pain; to distress; to afflict.
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              Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy,
              grievously tormented.                 --Matt. viii.
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     3. To tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with
        importunities, or with petty annoyances. [Colloq.]
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     4. To put into great agitation. [R.] "[They], soaring on main
        wing, tormented all the air." --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: experiencing intense pain especially mental pain; "an
             anguished conscience"; "a small tormented schoolboy"; "a
             tortured witness to another's humiliation" [syn:
             anguished, tormented, tortured]
      2: tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears;
         "hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon
         earth"- C.S.Lewis [syn: hag-ridden, hagridden,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "tormented":
     afflicted, agonized, badgered, baited, bedeviled, beset, bugged,
     bullyragged, chivied, convulsed, crucified, deviled, distracted,
     distrait, distressed, dogged, fretted, harassed, harried, harrowed,
     haunted, heckled, hectored, hounded, hurt, hurting, in distress,
     in pain, lacerated, martyred, martyrized, needled, nipped at,
     on the rack, pained, persecuted, pestered, picked on, plagued,
     racked, ragged, suffering, teased, tortured, troubled, twisted,
     under the harrow, vexed, worried, worried sick, worried stiff,
     wounded, wrung

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