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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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An overlong and often torturously written chapter on ceramic technical analysis by M.
1) He began to depict the tortures of an envier, simply a man who envied another: "I envy [him] deeply, torturously," Salieri says.
All alone and isolated in this remote fjord and kept away from the human contact he was accustomed to while in captivity, it is no surprise that this torturously slow death occurred.
The crucial difference between James Wood and Thomas Bunting is that Wood has found something to believe in, even if torturously: he believes in art.
And the torturously misguided Gynecia awakens to her responsibilities as wife and mother only when she openly defies the code.
But once again I'm distracted by the impossible beauty of this torturously twisting, narrow road that runs 44 miles from Paia to Hana.
Their achievement illustrates another bipartisan scandal--our torturously slow-acting and incomplete environmental laws.
"This will give us a huge advantage over Barajas, where current road links can be torturously slow, particularly in the rush hour," Cano points out.
He rationalized that even a victorious Germany would have to defer to Japan in Asia, and torturously praised Hitler as "the greatest figure of the Twentieth Century," not because "might makes right or ...
Wendell Smith, Sam Lacy and other members of traditionally African-American news organizations started the long, torturously slow journey from the colored sections of the bleachers to the press boxes the moment Robinson took the lead on the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Consumers were saved from the brink of torturously high VoD costs, in part due to the boom in popularity of video-rental chains.
Most were Mediterranean Revival, and many of those have been torn down or torturously revamped beyond their pleasant original proportions and appearance, but others remain as models of the genre.