The physical torture a victim experienced burning at the stake is unimaginable.
It was torture for the writer to realize the studio had simply stolen his screenplay.
The 8-hour bus ride with no air-conditioning was torture for many of the passengers.
It was torture for John to see his ex-girlfriend dating his worst enemy.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3
The law banned torture for prisoners of war.
The museum displayed many horrific instruments of torture from the 13th century.
The agents were trained in techniques of psychological torture.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5
The torture of the writer's convoluted prose is difficult to stay focused on.
The torture of the tiny strands of intertwining and repeating colors gives the painting a busy appearace.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4