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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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Despite the psychological trauma of such torturous in-flight conditions, it turns out that Southwest has such convenient flights that I can't afford the luxury of shopping for more humane conditions.
The tale is dispassionately narrated by a traveling anthropologist who visits a penal colony that was formerly led by a sadistic disciplinarian who constructed a torturous apparatus for execution.
Both viruses cause the body to "crash and bleed," as Preston puts it, a disgusting and torturous way to the whose details I lack the stomach to elaborate here.
Chef Boyardee and friends aren't so eager to tell you about the other result of the torturous processing: stringy meat, mushy noodles, mealy potatoes, and limp vegetables.
The wardens are sadists who perpetrate cruelty in the name of discipline, forcing soldiers on the brink of collapse beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline known as The Hill, a manmade, torturous tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun.
Just ask anyone who drives on the torturous A470 can see what I mean.
Washington, December 19 ( ANI ): Khloe Kardashian has revealed that her divorce from Lamar Odom has been difficult and torturous for her.
Load shedding in cities of KPK are being subjected to 12-hour of torturous duration, while rural areas are known to be subjected to a record 20-hour breakdown, forcing those affiliated with businesses relating to electricity, like tailor masters, electronics, machinists etc into problems.
Woods, undergoing yet another torturous swing overhaul, posted his first top-10 finish in a PGA Tour event since June at Doral last week when he tied for 10th at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
But it seems wrong to put a family already under severe emotional pressure through a torturous appeal process which inevitably has a life or death outcome.
In these torturous attacks, most of the targeted were aged between 16 and 45 years, out of which 13 persons were abducted to unknown destinations and were shot after being severely tortured.
She has known the fantasies of a victim, the dream of a slow and torturous death for the abuser.