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  1. instrument of torturenoun

    an instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person


  1. instrument of torture

    An instrument of torture is a device or tool deliberately designed and used to inflict severe pain, extreme discomfort, and punishment on a person. It is often associated with historical, legal, or illegal punitive actions and often used in contexts of interrogation, repression, or violence to extract information or for sadistic pleasure.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of instrument of torture in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of instrument of torture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of instrument of torture in a Sentence

  1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.


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