Example sentences for: agonizing

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

  • Many parents find his prescribed boot camp for babies agonizing, but they persist because they've been assured it's harmless.

  • . . The one bright spot of the night: At 8 PM, TNT starts its 24-hour marathon of A Christmas Story . This movie captures what being a kid during the holidays is about: demented Santas, bickering parents, and the endless agonizing over whether you'll receive the year's hot toy.

  • One example, not the author's fault, is the comment, “The editors of the Random House Dictionary of 1966 decided, after considerable agonizing, not to insert any four-letter words.”

  • Graham's aptly named book crosscuts between the engrossing social history of her life and times--populated by the likes of Marie Curie, Edward Steichen, Auguste Rodin, Thomas Mann, Bernard Baruch, Walter Lippmann, FDR, Truman Capote, LBJ, Jessica Mitford, Scotty Reston, Emperor Hirohito, Bill and Babe Paley, and Richard Nixon--and her agonizing personal history.

  • By contrast, when one mentions hockey, baseball , or cricket , a clear picture comes to mind, and one is not compelled to waste his time agonizing over the meanings of words.


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