How to use Tormenting in a sentence
Or are you just tormenting me for the fun of it?
The process in his mind went on tormenting him without reaching a conclusion.
You were tormenting me.
You will find him and bring the vial or the girl to me, or I will spend eternity tormenting you!
The same thought was meanwhile tormenting Princess Mary.Advertisement
He had twice experienced that terribly tormenting fear of death--the end--but now he no longer understood that fear.
So absorbed was he in tormenting her, that he didn't seem to notice.
He held her at arm's length, forcing himself out of the cloud of desire tormenting him.
Her red-rimmed eyes implored Carmen to stop tormenting her.
After Kiera's three months of tormenting him, he would find turning the tables satisfying.Advertisement
This fearful saying unquestionably expressed a frequent mood of Frederick's; and he sometimes acted with great harshness, and seemed to take a malicious pleasure in tormenting his acquaintances.
He knew from experience the tormenting expectation of terror and death the cornet was suffering and knew that only time could help him.
In Niagara, Monroe is a full-fledged sex goddess, a scheming wife tormenting husband Joseph Cotten in their cabin by the falls.
It is often so tormenting to sufferers that they may begin to feel that suicide is the only option.
Films such as Ghosts of Girlfriends Past deliver on the theme by tormenting the main character with visitations of three spirits trying to educate him on matters of the heart.Advertisement
In India, too, a dead person treated with funeral honours becomes a guardian spirit - if neglected, a tormenting demon.
Those who have not done this, like Le Duchat, Motteux and Esmangart, have generally committed the error of tormenting themselves and their author to find individual explanations of personages and events.
The whole line of the Casiquiare is infested with myriads of tormenting insects.
On reaching the village he dismounted and went to the nearest house, intending to rest if but for a moment, eat something, and try to sort out the stinging and tormenting thoughts that confused his mind.
It is good because it's definite and one is rid of the old tormenting doubt.Advertisement
It's the only one worth remembering; but since that... it's only been tormenting folk.
They believe in a better life hereafter, but have no idea of a hell or a devil, their evil spirits only tormenting them in the present state.
And is it worth tormenting oneself, when one has only a moment of life in comparison with eternity?
The old prince knew very well that he tormented his daughter and that her life was very hard, but he also knew that he could not help tormenting her and that she deserved it.
But his habit of self-tormenting and tormenting others never left him.Advertisement