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Meaning of excruciate

ex•cru•ci•ate

Pronunciation: (ik-skr'shē-āt"), [key]
— -at•ed, -at•ing.
  1. to inflict severe pain upon; torture: The headache excruciated him.
  2. to cause mental anguish to; irritate greatly.
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