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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Then he turned to his servants and said: "Please take General Crinkle to the torture chamber.
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.
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.
He kept me for an hour and a half in the torture chamber and behaved as though he hated me.
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.
As a child, maths was like a torture chamber, all I wanted was to go into history and English.
Living out of a specially rigged minivan (a mobile torture chamber that included ropes, hooks, curling irons, duct tape, etc.
A visit to the Torture Chamber is not for the faint hearted.
Fresh from taking route 66 in the last round of the 108-hole torture chamber at the PGA Catalunya Resort yesterday to finish on 10 under par, the 36-year-old Mountain Ash-born professional was caning the Spanish motorway heading to Girona Airport for a flight to Wales.
There is tight-rope walking, sliding down bannisters, lock picking, not to mention hidden doorways and a flooding torture chamber.
When they arrive, headmistress Emily Stranje shows Georgie and her parents the torture chamber she purportedly uses to curb bad behavior.