One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Two blue-bottle flies buzzed tormentingly about in the drawing room.’
- ‘The river rises to swallow everything around; its rise painfully, tormentingly gradual like a torturous, emaciating death.’
- ‘The metal stirrups were tormentingly cold to her bare feet.’
- ‘He was tormentingly tense and uneasy.’
- ‘"Wakie, wakie." he said tormentingly.’
- ‘He was tormentingly tense and uneasy, and at the same time felt an extraordinary need for solitude.’
- ‘The river rises to swallow everything around, its rise painfully, tormentingly gradual like a torturous, emaciating death.’
- ‘Slowly, tormentingly, William's growing, love-gorged narcissism finally drives Emily away.’
- ‘It spins to the music of Christine, music tormentingly cheerful like some mad maiden's shanty for a sailor gone away to sea.’
- ‘She deflected both the head blow and the chest but endured pain when the sword tip dug tormentingly into her side.’
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