For reference I am referring to the part in red when I say torture, more so the mind, but also the body. tor⋅ture
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Show IPA noun, verb, -tured, -tur⋅ing. –noun 1. The act of inflicting excruciating pain, as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or information, or for sheer cruelty. 2. A method of inflicting such pain. 3. Often, tortures. The pain or suffering caused or undergone. 4. extreme anguish of body or mind; agony.
5. A cause of severe pain or anguish.
–verb (used with object) 6. To subject to torture. 7. to afflict with severe pain of body or mind: My back is torturing me.
8. To force or extort by torture: We'll torture the truth from his lips! 9. To twist, force, or bring into some unnatural position or form: trees tortured by storms. 10. To distort or pervert (language, meaning, etc.).