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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tor·ment v. t. [imp. & p. p. tormented p. pr. & vb. n. tormenting.]
 1. To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture. Art thou come hither to torment us before our time? ”
 2. To pain; to distress; to afflict.
    Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented.   --Matt. viii. 6.
 3. To tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with importunities, or with petty annoyances. [Colloq.]
 4. To put into great agitation. [R.] “[They], soaring on main wing, tormented all the air.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: experiencing intense pain especially mental pain; "an
             anguished conscience"; "a small tormented schoolboy";
             "a tortured witness to another's humiliation" [syn: anguished,
      2: tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears;
         "hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon
         earth"- C.S.Lewis [syn: hag-ridden, hagridden]