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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.
THE family of John Radford said the consequences of what happened on that day was "truly torturous to live with".
She branches out from that torturous encounter with a bureaucracy Kafka would have recognized to cover the current political scene, with appearances by all the usual villains: Bloomberg, Feinstein, etc.
Dina Parmertor, Daniel's heartbroken mother, described Lane as "a pathetic excuse for a human being" and wished him "an extremely slow, torturous death.
The woman allegedly said she wanted to go to prison to be free from the torturous problems she has to deal with in her life.
In the aftermath of a botched attempt by dacoit Sohail to rob a university student of his wallet and expensive mobile, on Monday evening, university students apprehended the dacoit, subjecting him to a torturous assault before handing him over to secretariat police.
The group alleged that services between the Midlands and the capital will be slashed by two-thirds and commuters will also pay a torturous price with years of delays and route changes.
He said nothing was more torturous than being away from his family.
I believe in a slow, torturous sweep of tongue down the lover's belly.
He decides that waterboarding someone 183 times in a month does in fact cross the torture threshold, though he goes on to indulge a correspondent who comes to the opposite conclusion: "If something was happening to me 6 times every day for a month, it is quite safe to say it isn't very torturous.
It is claimed painful medical ailments would make travel to Germany torturous.
Heavily Christian-oriented, the messages encourage bringing a degree of spirituality to one's office to decrease anxiety and potential violence, while making work seem less torturous that one would assume.