Usage examples for excruciating

  1. It is these great men who have turned aside many excruciating sufferings from humanity; it is these grand men who have bestowed a better lot on so many human beings. – The Pros and Cons of Vivisection by Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton
  2. The expectant mother in the later months of pregnancy awkwardly turns in bed, is suddenly awakened and without a moment's warning, is seized with a most excruciating pain in her leg or toe. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler