Example sentences for: agonizing

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

  • 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.

  • They order things more neatly in France here, for râle is both the name of the bird and the word for this agonized and agonizing sound.

  • 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.

  • The second step is the fun part: agonizing in public.


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