[ik-skroo-shee-ey-ting] /ɪkˈskru ʃiˌeɪ tɪŋ/
extremely painful; causing intense suffering; unbearably distressing; torturing:
an excruciating noise; excruciating pain.
exceedingly elaborate or intense; extreme:
done with excruciating care.
unbearably painful; agonizing
intense; extreme: he took excruciating pains to do it well
(informal) irritating; trying
(jocular) very bad: an excruciating pun
1590s, present participle adjective from excruciate. Related: Excruciatingly.
[ik-skroo-shee-ey-shuh n] /ɪkˌskru ʃiˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. an instance of this; torture.
[ek-skyoo-bi-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-] /ɛkˌskyu bɪˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr-/ noun, plural excubitoria [ek-skyoo-bi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-] /ɛkˌskyu bɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA) 1. (in an ancient Roman city) a night watchman’s post or sentry box.
[eks-koo-dit] /ɛksˈku dɪt/ Latin. 1. he printed or engraved (this); she printed or engraved (this). Abbreviation: exc., excud.
[ek-skuhl-peyt, ik-skuhl-peyt] /ˈɛk skʌlˌpeɪt, ɪkˈskʌl peɪt/ verb (used with object), exculpated, exculpating. 1. to clear from a charge of guilt or fault; free from blame; vindicate. /ˈɛkskʌlˌpeɪt; ɪkˈskʌlpeɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to free from blame or guilt; vindicate or exonerate v. 1650s, from Medieval Latin exculpatus, past participle of exculpare, from Latin ex culpa, from […]