Example sentences for: agonized

How can you use “agonized” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins, the Catholic convert and priest who wrote near the beginning of the 20 th century, had the gift of seeing spiritual life as dynamic, even agonized, rather than complacently sweet.

  • The agonized expression on his face looks like a kind of rapture.

  • One is made from a fallen American missile melted down and remolded in the image of agonized Western leaders groveling at Saddam's feet.

  • Orientalism and its even more ambitious sequel Culture and Imperialism are works of passionate, almost agonized ambivalence.

  • Teens never talked the way Romeo and Juliet do, or agonized as deeply, and who takes their creator to task for that?


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