拷问, 曲解, 折磨, 使弯曲
拷问, 拷打, 刑讯
n.the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
○ it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession
n.unbearable physical pain
v.subject to torture
○ The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible
There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart, an unredeemed torture into ought of the sublime.
A torture to be felt at many an unthought-of moment; a pang, a sting, an ever-recurring agony, in the midst of a troubled joy!
He talked rather shyly, hesitatingly, As though it were torture to him to speak and yet he was forced to by some inner passion
It is inexcusable FOR scientist to torture animals;let them make their experiment on journalist and politician.
In old days torture was used to jog the memory of prisoners who would NOT betray their friends.
To torture with all sorts of means
A grim little tale of torture and murder
The use of torture must disgust any civilized person.
The torture of waiting in suspense.