agonizing
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agonizing
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (painful)
a. atroz
Before the invention of anesthesia, amputations were agonizing procedures.Antes de la invención de la anestesia, las amputaciones eras procedimientos atroces.
2. (horrible)
a. de angustia
Seeing my son covered in blood was an agonizing moment.Ver a mi hijo cubierto de sangre fue un momento de angustia.
3. (agobiante)
a. angustioso
After an agonizing six-hour wait, the surgeon finally came out.Después de una espera angustiosa de seis horas, el cirujano por fin salió.
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agonizing
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pain, death)
a. atroz
2. (silence, wait)
a. angustioso(a)
3. (decision, dilemma)
a. peliagudo(a)
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agonizing [ˈæɡənaɪzɪŋ]
adjective
[+pain] atroz; muy agudo; [+indecision, suspense] angustioso; [+moment] de angustia; [+reappraisal] agonizante; doloroso;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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