agonise

verb
1. cause to agonize
Syn: ↑agonize
Derivationally related forms: ↑agony
Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑anguish, ↑hurt
Cause: ↑agonize
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s somebody

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The bad news will agonise him

2. suffer agony or anguish
Syn: ↑agonize
Derivationally related forms: ↑agony, ↑agony (for: ↑agonize)
Hypernyms: ↑suffer
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s PP


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • agonise — (Brit.) v. suffer agony, suffer, be in torment, cause to agonise (also agonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agonise — v. (D; intr.) to agonise over (to agonise over a decision) …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • agonise — British variant of agonize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • agonise — ag|o|nise [ ægə,naız ] a British spelling of agonize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • agonise — UK [ˈæɡənaɪz] / US [ˈæɡəˌnaɪz] a British spelling of agonize …   English dictionary

  • Tandis que j'agonise —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir As I Lay Dying.  Tandis que j agonise Auteur William Faulkner Genre roman Version originale …   Wikipédia en Français

  • agonises — agonise (Brit.) v. suffer agony, suffer, be in torment, cause to agonise (also agonize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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