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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·cru·ci·ate /ɪkˈskruʃiˌet/
 (vt.)施酷刑,拷問,使苦惱,折磨

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·cru·ci·ate a.  Excruciated; tortured.
    And here my heart long time excruciate.   --Chapman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·cru·ci·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excruciated p. pr. & vb. n. Excruciating ] To inflict agonizing pain upon; to torture; to torment greatly; to rack; as, to excruciate the heart or the body.
    Their thoughts, like devils, them excruciate.   --Drayton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 excruciate
      v 1: torment emotionally or mentally [syn: torment, torture,
           rack]
      2: subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell,
         according to the Bible" [syn: torture, torment]