tormentum

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Etymology[edit]

From torqueō (twist, bend, wind)

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Noun[edit]

tormentum n (genitive tormentī); second declension

  1. an engine for hurling missiles; a shot or missile thrown by this
  2. a (twisted) cord or rope
  3. an instrument of torture
  4. torture, anguish, pain, torment
  5. a clothes press, mangle

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tormentum tormenta
genitive tormentī tormentōrum
dative tormentō tormentīs
accusative tormentum tormenta
ablative tormentō tormentīs
vocative tormentum tormenta

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