- Causing great pain or anguish, agonizing
Translations: Etymology: Present participle of excruciate; from excruciatus, excruciÄtus, past participle of excruciare, excruciÄre, from ex- + cruciare, cruciÄre 'to crucify'.
- the nation's most excruciating dilemma -- W. H. Ferry (rfdate)
- Very intense; extreme
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