"Tortuous" means "full of twists," while "torturous
" means "characterized by pain and suffering."
"They pushed and pushed and pushed and it wasn't pretty at times, it was tough to watch that last 20 minutes - it was torturous
in many ways.
THE devastated parents of the American student released in a coma by North Korea have slammed his "torturous
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): After the long and torturous
summer spell, the monsoon is finally here and as much as we love to welcome rain, it isn't the best thing for your make-up and hair.
shingles prevented me from attending two events last weekend.
Summary: Today, after a torturous
two and a half years spent in a lethal political vacuum, Lebanon at last has a new president -- Gen.
Foreign Office spokesperson Nafeez Zakaria in a statement said we deplore Indian forces torturous
treatment of Hurriyat leader Yasin Malik.
Summary: 'The days that followed were extremely difficult and torturous
to stay without funds in a foreign country with no money to pay for food and other basic human requirements'
Not so much lately, though the torturous
0-0 with Slovakia at the Euros did leave a nation worn to the gums and crying out for strong drink.
BURTON manager Nigel Clough insists the Brewers' forthcoming matches against Liverpool and Derby are nowhere near as daunting as a "torturous
" trip to Doncaster last season.
We received the torturous
letter from the local authority with the results of our school appeal.
Boasting a superficially new plot but preaching the exact same sermon--in the identical leaden, graceless manner--as its predecessor, Harold Crank's follow-up concocts a laughable crisis of faith whose resolution is a fait accompli, turning the endeavor into a torturous
exercise in one-note proselytizing.