Example sentences for: agonizing

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

  • An agonizing production of willful beauty, it gives the lie to the implicitly posed question about Brodkey: megalomaniac or genius?

  • At stationery shops you see people agonizing over whether they're really more Helvetica than Old Roman.

  • Exactly what is "soft focus" about the bank teller who gets shot full in the face or Gene Hackman's agonizing death throes or Bonnie and Clyde 's final, staccato "dance of death"?

  • It is said that the artist’s agonizing self-portrait can be made out in the flayed skin of St. Bartholomew, to the right below Jesus.

  • Even if the site asked the question more precisely--say, by asking users if they prefer government-managed savings or private savings--it would reduce an issue of agonizing actuarial detail to a flippant one-liner.

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