supplice

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin supplicium.

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Noun[edit]

supplice m (plural supplices)

  1. torture (especially a punishment resulting in death)
    Le supplice de la roue, du fouet, de la marque, du carcan, du gibet.
  2. torment (physical or mental)
    J’ai une migraine, c'est un vrai supplice !

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

supplice

  1. ablative singular of supplex