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1) agony. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The suffering of intense physical or mental pain. 2. The struggle that precedes death. 3. A sudden or intense emotion: an agony of doubt. 4. A violent, intense struggle....

2) 29951. Huxley, Aldous. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:29951 QUOTATION:There are confessable agonies, sufferings of which one can positively be proud. Of bereavement, of parting, of the sense of sin and the fear...

3) 26003. Greer, Germaine. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:26003 QUOTATION:What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine....

4) 54270. Slessor, Kenneth. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:54270 QUOTATION:Are you shouting at me, dead man, squeezing your faceIn agonies of speech on speechless panes?Cry louder, beat the windows, bawl your name!...

5) 6268. Beckett, Samuel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:For an instant I see the sky, the different skies, then they turn to faces, agonies, loves, the different loves, happiness too, yes there was that too,...

6) 30699. Jeffers, Robinson. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:Forseen for so many years: these evils, this monstrous violence,these massive agonies: no easier to bear. ATTRIBUTION:Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962), U.S....

7) poignant. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1a. Physically painful: Keen, poignant agonies seemed to shoot from his neck downward (Ambrose Bierce). b. Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings: poignant anxiety....

8) 360. Death. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...-, ebb- of life [See Life]. DEATH-WARRANT, deathwatch, death rattle, deathbed; stroke -, agonies -, shades -, valley of the shadow -, summons -, jaws -, hand -, bridge...

9) 19071. Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans], George. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are often a mere whisper in the roar of hurrying existence. There are...

10) 5225. Baker, Russell. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can't even get to the office without undergoing the agonies of the damned, but give him a little metal, a few chemicals, some...

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