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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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Valerie Jones's sister Jo Valla, 66, spent three-and-a-half weeks in agony at the end of her fight with ovarian cancer.
"I went from the ecstasy of thinking I was going to win the race easily to the agony of thinking we had thrown it away to the ecstasy of getting back up to win to the agony of thinking we might lose it in the stewards' room to finally the ecstasy of eventually keeping the race.
For the England superstar, the agony of Champions League heartbreak against Liverpool is still raw.
The unnamed tourist tried to leap from a high stair rail to a tree below but went crashing to the ground, writhing in agony from a broken collarbone and ribs .
MAUREEN Lipman was dishing out lifestyle tips and advice on how to deal with a cheating partner 40 years ago when she appeared as wisecracking agony aunt Jane Lucas in comedy series Agony.
'Agony', an ambitious and multi-genre 10-track album exploring themes of depression and resilience, is out now in the UAE.
Apart from causing agony to passenger on the road, we are not teaching our students to show concern for the agony others face because of us.
The actor, in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in March, had said, "Every time I do it now, it's like agony. Agony.
A TYNESIDE TV show has been rapped after an agony aunt joked a viewer's husband may have had sex with their pet dogs.
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Fragmented from promotional material -- Event official Facebook page CAIRO -- 30 December 2017: American biographical film, "The Agony and the Ecstasy", will screen at the Jesuit Cultural Center, Cairo, on December 30.