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Anguish, subst., excessive pain, either of body or of mind: “I have stay'd for thee in a., pain and agony,” R3 IV, 4, 163 (Ff. torment). “one pain is lessen'd by another's a.” Rom. I, 2, 47. “your other senses grow imperfect by your eyes' a.” Lr. IV, 6, 6. “more fell than a., hunger, or the sea,” Oth. V, 2, 362. -- “Is there no play to ease the a. of a torturing hour?” Mids. V, 37. “the words would add more a. than the wounds,” H6C II, 1, 99. “to close the eye of a.” Lr. IV, 4, 15.
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