Example sentences for: agonized

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

  • At their last meeting, as Chambers was preparing to flee the party, he begged Hiss to join him, but the supercool Hiss seemed to admire just what horrified Chambers in Soviet behavior--Stalin "played for keeps," as he put it--and his wife, Priscilla, termed Chambers' agonized apostasy "mental masturbation."

  • I agonized about it for several long minutes.

  • 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.

  • We Are All Multiculturalists Now should be read as a book-length postscript, an agonized reconsideration.

  • On a recent Meet the Press , the New Dick agonized over the question of human rights in China, but then reached the conclusion that free trade is a basic human right, and voted as usual for MFN status.


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