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How to use the word agonizing in a Sentence?

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Cardinal Glennon Children Hospital's agonizing sometimes, especially when Wail Hayajneh see these kids spiraling down before they head to the ICU.

Aline Tanios

Found on CNN
2 months ago

Top News

I join the families and people of Zamfara State in welcoming and celebrating the release of these traumatized female students, being held in captivity is an agonizing experience not only for the victims, but also their families and all of us.

Muhammadu Buhari

Found on FOX News
7 months ago

World

Thank you to all the friends and fans who supported B. and our family during her journey, thank you to everyone for respecting our privacy during this agonizing time.

Dan Gasby

Found on CNN
1 year ago

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I remember during the tax bill, people were agonizing over whether one part of the tax bill was permanent or not. I said,' Look, the only way the tax bill is permanent depends on the next election,' because people have different views about taxes in the two parties and they approach it differently when they get in power.

Mitch McConnell

Found on CNN
2 years ago

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In grief, words are a poor consolation - silence and agonizing tears are all that is left the sufferer.

Mary Todd Lincoln

added by regnumveritatis
4 years ago

Dozens of people suffered a slow and agonizing death at the hands of government forces that should have been protecting them, these unlawful killings must be investigated and all those responsible brought to justice.

Amnesty International

Found on CNN
5 years ago

Top News

There was one gorilla whose long-term mate and friend died in the zoo, and he first tried to revive her, even bringing her favorite food to her and putting it in her hand and poking her, and then at some point he seemed to come to a really stunning realization that his friend was not going to move. I don’t know if that’s a concept of death, but his behavior changed and he let out a very agonizing wail and stopped trying to revive her. Clearly something cognitive and emotional happened to him at that moment.

Barbara King

Found on FOX News
5 years ago

Science

That was an agonizing choice they had to make, to leave a buddy behind.

Scott Larimer

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

Top News

FIFA has spent much time, money and political capital investigating alleged corruption in the Russia and Qatar World Cup bids, and agonizing over the scheduling of the tournament, but the organization has yet to demonstrate any real commitment to ensuring Qatar 2022 is not built on a foundation of exploitation and abuse.

Mustafa Qadri

Found on CNN
6 years ago

World

Decisions like this aren't taken lightly, they're agonizing decisions.

Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

World

I believe the pain from the potassium chloride and the slow suffocation would be nothing short of agonizing.

David Lubarsky

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

U.S.

I think you end up funding other hostage taking and the cycle just perpetuates itself, so I think our decision is the right one, rather, try to rescue our hostages than pay ransoms, and, of course, prospectively trying to keep our people out of harm's way. I think that is really the right policy, as painful as it is, and as enormously agonizing as it is for the families of these hostages.

Adam Schiff

Found on CNN
6 years ago

Top News

There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

added by anonymous
7 years ago

Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.

Iris Murdoch

added by anonymous
7 years ago

Of all tyrannies democracy is the most agonizing, the most inane, the absolute fall of everything great and elevated.

Søren Kierkegaard, Journal 1848

added by anonymous
10 years ago

I was always puzzled by the fact that people have a great deal of trouble and pain when and if they are forced or feel forced to change a belief or circumstance which they hold dear. I found what I believe is the answer when I read that a Canadian neurosurgeon discovered some truths about the human mind which revealed the intensity of this problem. He conducted some experiments which proved that when a person is forced to change a basic belief or viewpoint, the brain undergoes a series of nervous sensations equivalent to the most agonizing torture.

Sidney Madwed

added by anonymous
10 years ago

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