torture chamber


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Noun1.torture chamber - a room in which torture is inflictedtorture chamber - a room in which torture is inflicted
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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torture chamber

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On the contrary, the speeding-up seemed to be growing more savage all the time; they were continually inventing new devices to crowd the work on--it was for all the world like the thumbscrew of the medieval torture chamber. They would get new pacemakers and pay them more; they would drive the men on with new machinery--it was said that in the hog-killing rooms the speed at which the hogs moved was determined by clockwork, and that it was increased a little every day.
He kept me for an hour and a half in the torture chamber and behaved as though he hated me.
Then he turned to his servants and said: "Please take General Crinkle to the torture chamber. There you will kindly slice him into thin slices.
He means to make life a sort of torture chamber for us!"
It's simply what I feel around, the whole atmosphere of the place, the whole atmosphere you seem to create around you with these brutes Sarson and Meekins; and those white-faced, smooth-tongued Marconi men of yours, who can't talk decent English; and the post-office man, who can't look you in the face; and Miss Price, who looks as though she were one of the creatures, too, of your torture chamber. That's all."
JONNY BROWNLEE has turned his conservatory into a torture chamber to prepare for sapping heat and humidity at next year's Tokyo Olympics.
The Country Club gears up for three days of topnotch shotmaking starting on March 6 but it could also turn into a torture chamber for the world-class TCC Ladies Invitational field because of its length and the wind factor.
The Country Club gears up for three days of top-notch shotmaking from a world-class TCC Ladies Invitational field but it could also turn into a torture chamber for the competing cast for its length and wind factor that put stern options on precision and mental toughness.
The Taiwan New Cultural Movement Museum in Taipei was once a police station but today it attracts daily visitors, who go there mainly to see the detention center and torture chamber that were housed in the dingy interior.
But what we saw was a water tank inside the premises of the old Veterinary Department which was like a torture chamber.
Exit the Room offers three rooms with different challenges; The Bomb, where the members have to work together as a team to deactivate an atomic bomb in time; The Madness, in which the team's bravery is put to the test as they must unite in order to escape the darkness of a basement torture chamber in a psychiatric hospital; and Mind Boggling, where team members will test their patience, using their logical thinking and problem-solving skills to figure out the code of the combination lock of the electrical door to get out of the room.
Her parents had made their suburban home a private school, a prison, and a torture chamber for the siblings, who were aged two to 29, authorities said.