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tormenter
 n.  one who or that which causes pain or anguish; a cause of suffering or great distress
Classic Sentence: (125 in 9 pages)
1  Except for the ever-present torment that Ashley might be killed, the war interested her not at all, and nursing was something she did simply because she didn't know how to get out of it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  Suspense, worry, sorrow, hunger and the torment of rising, falling, rising hope was wearing that skin thin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
3  For an eternity, it seemed, they were in the midst of flaming torment and then abruptly they were in semidarkness again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  Being what he was, Rhett would naturally want to torment and insult her as much as possible to pay her back for past slights and for her recent attempted trickery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  And yet he would torment and insult her and deny that such was his intent, should she accuse him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  But, added to her stunned sense of loss at Frank's death, were fear and remorse and the torment of a suddenly awakened conscience.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
7  Once she had planned how she would torment him should he ever propose.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
8  If it wasn't for the knowledge that his relations with Melanie were, necessarily, those of brother and sister, her own life would be a torment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LI
9  These calls were an especial torment to Scarlett but she dared not refuse to go with Melanie.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
10  She knew he was avoiding her, knew that her constant presence in his house, at Melanie's inescapable invitations, was a torment to him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
11  I remembered the account of Dives in torment, and shuddered.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
12  The memory of that supper makes me hungry now; the sight of it then, when I had only a students' boarding-house dinner behind me, was delicate torment.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
13  She did not tell half of her story at home, because she saw it was a torment to Jurgis, and she was afraid of what he might do.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 10
14  He would lie and scream for hours, almost in convulsions; and then, when he was worn out, he would lie whimpering and wailing in his torment.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 14
15  He spent half the night lying unconscious, and the balance moaning in torment, with a blinding headache and a racking thirst.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
Example Sentence:
1  That child is a torment to his parents.
2  What a little torment that child is!
3  Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endures his torment willingly.
4  The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
5  Tom found himself tormented with a desire to drink; the desire grew to be so intense that nothing but the hope of a chance to display himself in his red sash kept him from withdrawing from the order.
6  She torments everyone with silly questions.
7  On Monday, 'Anonymous' - an online group that claims to use its computer-hacking skills for good - began to circulate the name and address of a man it claimed to be one of her alleged tormenters.