Why had he tortured himself by deciding to be a cop?
She glanced up at his tortured face and had to smile.
Her tortured thoughts went to the thousands of men, killed by the only family she'd known, whose souls were trapped for eternity beneath the ground.
His tortured gaze came back to her, imploring her to help.
In fact, tortured would be a better description.
She was agitated and incessantly tortured by the thought of the dangers to which her brother, the only intimate person now remaining to her, was exposed.
He opened his eyes and stared at her, a tortured look on his face.
The memories collided and tortured him, replaying with painful detail.
He ran fingers through his hair and stared at her through tortured eyes.
Alex was there, looking at her in that tortured way again.
For a moment he continued to stare at her, and then a smile slowly worked its way across the tortured features.
Crushed in battle by Peter's general, Patrick Gordon, they ceased to exist as a military force, and about 2000 of them who fell into the hands of the tsar were barbarously tortured and put to death.
The king, who had shown him favour throughout and who had forbidden his being tortured, directed that he should be hanged till he was quite dead and that the usual frightful cruelties should be omitted.
On this account his property was confiscated to the state, and he was thrown into rigorous imprisonment and tortured to death.
Theological questions, which had tortured the minds of generations, are by him relegated from the province of reason to that of faith.
She glanced up and met his tortured gaze.