water torture


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water torture

n
any of various forms of torture using water, esp one in which water drips or is slowly poured onto the victim's forehead
Translations

water torture

ntortura della goccia (d'acqua)
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During his final months, he was denied food, forced to perform punishment exercises, confined in a locked box room with just a urine-soaked mattress to sleep on, poisoned with salt and subjected to water torture.
The councillor was among those who agreed to subject themselves to a spot of water torture during the Norton Grange fun day.
This tale of a family torn apart during the death throes of patriarch Big Daddy - superbly played by Colm Meaney - is as intense as water torture.
He said so to support his father's stated intent of reintroducing this particular form of water torture should he get elected president of the United States.
During his final months, he was denied food, forced to perform punishment exercises, confined in a locked box room, poisoned with salt, and subjected to water torture.
In a form of Chinese water torture, the Judiciary let out one more detail in the case of Jason Rezaian, saying The Washington Post reporter has been sentenced to a prison term, but not saying for how long.
That uniquely discordant soundtrack - like water torture set to music - only adds to the unsettling sensation of being all at sea.
Drip campaigns, like water torture, work their magic by being consistent and almost neverending.
no-see-urns--worse than water torture, every drop an urge to
The pair stood impassively in the dock as the judge described how they subjected Daniel to horrific water torture.
I had no option but to buy a new pair, but being the cheapskate I am, spent a further 40 minutes looking for a good price, while subjecting my feet to their own form of water torture.