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1(experience) angustioso(experience) desesperante(pain) atroz(pain) terrible(moments) de angustia(moments) angustioso(choice/decision) muy difícil
- Surely the agonizing pain I experience when I hit my elbow has much more to do with craziness than amusement.
- He closed his eyes, then suddenly felt an intensely agonising stabbing pain in the side of his head, but it was quickly gone, and he knew no more.
- Regaining my determination, I grit my teeth and ignore the agonising, torturous pain in my wrist which was quickly spreading through my body.
- She fights off agonising back pain, sustained in a work injury two years ago, to keep the show on the road.
- The agonizing pain of surgical procedures, whether to deal with a major wound, a fractured bone, an amputation, or removal of a tumour, was a major obstacle to the development of surgery.
- Apparently, if I'm not in agonizing pain, he doesn't want to hear about it.
- But the pain that night was nothing compared to the agonizing pain of death I was feeling now.
- The brave bride had amazed guests when she made it to her wedding ceremony on time despite being rushed into hospital with agonising stomach pains the night before.
- I groaned between the torrents of agonizing pain.
- Having the most intense throbbing agonising pain in my head
- Sitting up abruptly she yelped as the agonizing pain tripled in intensity.
- By midday the pains had gone from sharp twinges every 5 minutes or so to a constant, agonising pain.
- The trolley was pulled from beneath me and an agonising pain shot through my body.
- But he has been left in agonising pain with serious injuries to his back, head and legs.
- It's sort of a general ache instead of agonising pain.
- It relieved all my body's stress, even though the next day I would be in agonising pain.
- Be it aching, burning, gnawing, stabbing, twisting, throbbing or agonizing pain.
- Once more I woke up to an agonizing pain in my torso.
- After almost a minute of this strange outburst, he came to his senses and slowly pulled himself into a sitting position, wincing in pain with every agonizing inch.
- So agonizing was the pain that I fell to my knees.
1after months of agonizing — tras meses de darle mil y una vueltas
- she became irritated by his constant agonizing — acabó desesperándose con sus continuos titubeos
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