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  1. Certain, clearly defined acts perpetrated against helpless prisoners, to force them to suffer excruciating pain and discomfort.
  2. cruel, Cruel and outrageous acts that terrorize helpless prisoners to force or coerce them to react in a way that satisfies the torturer.
Allowing large dogs to attack bound, hand-cuffed prisoners is clearly .
  1. Any act committed by an official of a government against a prisoner of war which could cause undue pain, as clearly defined by many international agreements.
In every war there are acts of that cause the world to shudder.
  1. (context, mainly, literary) The "suffering of the heart" imposed by one on another, as in personal relationships.
Every time she says 'goodbye' it is !

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