agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesome(adj)
Causing pain or distress.
The numerical value of harrowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of harrowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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It is a gross understatement to say that this case is harrowing example of irresponsible pet ownership.
There were probably about 10 shots. It was pretty harrowing. Pretty harrowing, not fun for young girls to have to go through that kind of experience.
Like so many others, I was completely captivated by Bana's tweets from Syria, which were harrowing and heartbreaking and put a human face to this terrible quagmire.
These harrowing accounts of hunger represent the tip of an iceberg, syrians are suffering and dying across the country because starvation is being used as a weapon of war by both the Syrian government and armed groups.
The most harrowing moments were when we first arrived on scene, dealing with these forest fires growing on you, flames jumping fifty feet in the air, we were yelling at guys to get out of there because the thing was growing so fast. I’ve never seen a fire grow that fast in my life.
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- erschütternd, grauenhaft, grauenvollGerman
- angustioso, horrorosoSpanish
- tuskallinen, tuskaisa, riipaisevaFinnish
- navrant, éprouvant, poignantFrench
- מענה, מייסרHebrew
- 마음 아픈Korean
- verschrikkelijk, verstorend, vreselijk, hartverscheurendDutch
- udręczony, bronowaniePolish
- perturbador, pungentePortuguese
- горестный, душераздирающий, боронованиеRussian
- کرب ناکUrdu
- bi thảmVietnamese
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