torturing

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

torturing (plural torturings)

  1. An act of torture
    • 2009 February 21, Barbara Ehrenreich, “My unwitting role in acts of torture”:
      No, I'm too busy seething over another irony: whenever I've complained about my country's torturings, renderings, detentions, etc, there's always been some smug bastard ready to respond that these measures are what guarantee smart-alecky writers like myself our freedom of speech.

Verb[edit]

torturing

  1. Present participle of torture.