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torture

Sexology
noun The infliction of extreme pain on a partner to enhance the sexual experience, usually understood to mean in the context of BDSM role-play.

verb To inflict extreme pain on a partner to enhance the sexual experience, usually understood to mean in the context of BDSM role-play.

torture

(tor′chŭr) [L. tortura, a twisting]
Infliction of severe mental or physical pain by various methods, usually for the purpose of coercion.
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El Muro de los Instrumentos (Wall of instruments, 1994-95), small wood and brass forms hung on the wall, more straightforwardly suggests an array of strange torture devices.
District Court here that a city man maintained a dungeon - with a child-sized coffin and other torture devices - in his basement.
The protest, which was to be held near the office of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, was meant to be a public display of various torture devices.
Edinburgh's newest museum is a stunning series of galleries displaying some of Scotland's most precious treasures, from Roman silver to grim execution and torture devices.
The dining room table was lit from within, though the severely high- backed chairs look like torture devices.
The girl was found tied up in Tyree's home that, according to one press report, had a "dungeon" and numerous sexual torture devices.
There will be an immediate ban on the export of torture devices such as electric shock batons and stun guns.
It contained a child-sized homemade coffin, a steel cage, torture devices and butchering tools.