Example sentences for: agony

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

  • Agony, right?

  • And he is surprised, as elegists always are, "that earth rejoices/ in the middle of our agony."

  • Having no real anesthesia to ease the agony of amputation or surgery, a surgeon of two centuries ago offered wounded soldiers the only pain reducer available—a bullet to bite on.

  • He's playing the metaphor--the toothache as existential agony.

  • A good example of using reporting to break through the generalities of a policy issue is the WSJ 's front-page piece about the agony of administrators trying to decide which children should lose their disability payments under the tough new welfare law.

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