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tormentum ī, n

TARC-, an engine for hurling : tormentis Mutinam verberavit: tormenta, arma, omnis apparatus belli, L.: telum tormento missum, Cs.A twisted cord, sling : praesectis mulierum crinibus tormenta effecerunt, Cs.A missile, shot : quod genus tegumenti nullo telo neque tormento transici posse, Cs.: tormenta e navibus procul excussa, Cu.An instrument of torture, rack : verberibus ac tormentis quaestionem habere.—Fig., torture, anguish, pain, torment : iracundiae tormenta: Invidiā Siculi non invenere tyranni Maius tormentum, H.: animi tormenta latentis in aegro Corpore, Iu.: Tu lene tormentum ingenio admoves, gentle compulsion , H.

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