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agony

 [ag´ah-ne]
severe pain or extreme suffering.

ag·o·ny

(ag'ŏ-nē),
Intense pain or anguish of body or mind.
[G. agōn, a struggle, trial]

ag·o·ny

(ag'ŏ-nē)
Intense pain or anguish of body or mind.
[G. agōn, a struggle, trial]

agony

1. Intense physical or mental pain.
2. The struggle that sometimes precedes death.

ag·o·ny

(ag'ŏ-nē)
Intense pain or anguish of body or mind.
[G. agōn, a struggle, trial]
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But London GD equalised from the penalty line and then take the lead as the Vikings fell agonisingly short, 16-17 the final score.
Grace Reid came agonisingly close to Scotland's first Commonwealth diving medal in 56 years in the women's one-metre springboard final, but finished fifth.
The Brazilian, however, earned the respect of his peers given the magnanimous nature with which he accepted such a crushing defeat, even more agonisingly in front of his home fans in Sao Paulo.
DARLINGTON Mowden Park we nt agonisingly close to joining Tynedale in earning promotion to National Two in the weekend's vital play-off against Cind erfo rd, but lost out by one point 15-14.
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The Foreign Office found him in despair - a proud man living with an untreated but agonisingly painful condition, in utter squalor with no food, no electricity and no idea where to turn.
The four-year-old came agonisingly close to providing a first Group One win of the domestic season for Godolphin when just failing to reel in Les Arcs in the six-furlong feature at Headquarters on Friday.
Dewsbury Rams, who the Crusaders face on May 28, are 4/7 favourites to win the league with the bookies, having gone agonisingly close to promotion last year.
After both sides had come agonisingly close to tries, it was left to teenager Evans to try and win the day for the Quins with the very last kick of the match.
England v New Zealand in the final (still, agonisingly, five weeks away) is meant to be the close encounter.
The Democrat came agonisingly close to winning the presidency two years ago, winning the popular vote by half a million votes.
At the other end, Neil Clement went agonisingly close for the visitors.