Angor



extreme distress or mental anguish, usually of physical origin.
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Contemporary Examples

Siem Reap, Cambodia, is a fairly wild city best known as the gateway to angor Wat.
Fresh Picks Steven Raichlen June 29, 2009

Historical Examples

But angor meant not only quinsy or compression of the neck: it assumed a moral import, and signifies anguish or anxiety.
Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway

But angor meant not only quinsy or compression of the neck; it assumed a moral import, and signifies anguish or anxiety.
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, October, 1864 Various

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