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Noun: excruciation  ik,skroo-shee'ey-shun or ek,skroo-shee'ey-shun
  1. A state of acute pain
    - agony, suffering
  2. The infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
    - crucifixion

Derived forms: excruciations

Type of: hurting, pain, torture, torturing

Encyclopedia: Excruciation