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Kurogeist
Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017 8:23:03 PM

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I stumbled upon this great specific word some days ago, which was defined somewhat the lines of: "the pain experienced from crucifixtion." Has anybody ever stumbled upon this or others of the like? It is strange I cant find it and it is beleaguering me Angel

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Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017 9:59:03 PM

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I know the verb and adjective, but I've never heard a noun.

Excruciate
excruciating

The noun is excruciation, but I have never heard it used.


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mactoria
Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017 6:32:33 AM
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Per Dictionary.com (and other on-line versions of dictionaries), 'excruciating' is derived from the Latin word for cross (crux, as in crucification), and means something that is painful, agonizing, tormenting, etc. Like DragOnspeaker, I think this is likely the word you are searching for.
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