Torture vs. Turtle

Torture vs. Turtle — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Torture and Turtle

Torturenoun

Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.

Turtlenoun

Any of various aquatic or terrestrial egg-laying reptiles of the order Testudines (or Chelonia), having horny toothless jaws and a bony or leathery shell into which the head, limbs, and tail can be withdrawn in most species.

Torturenoun

Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony

the torture suffered by inmates in the camp.

Turtlenoun

Any of various members of this order that live in fresh or brackish water, in contrast to the terrestrial tortoises.

Torturenoun

An experience or cause of severe pain or anguish

"Just to watch them handling thick woolen winter coats in that heat was, for me, a torture" (Arthur Miller).

Turtlenoun

Chiefly British A sea turtle.

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Tortureverb

To subject (a person or animal) to torture.

Turtlenoun

The flesh of certain turtles, used for food.

Tortureverb

To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).

Turtlenoun

A turtledove.

Tortureverb

To overwork, misinterpret, or distort

torture a metaphor throughout an essay.torture a rule to make it fit a case.

Turtlenoun

A turtleneck.

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Torturenoun

intentional causing of somebody's experiencing agony

Using large dogs to attack bound, hand-cuffed prisoners is clearly torture.In every war there are acts of torture that cause the world to shudder.People confess to anything under torture.

Turtleverb

To hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation.

Torturenoun

the "suffering of the heart" imposed by one on another, as in personal relationships

Every time she says 'goodbye' it is torture!Coventry City midfielder Josh Ruffels described his 11 months out injured as 'absolute torture' after the goalless draw with Derby County Under-21s. ([http://www.ccfc.co.uk/news/article/eleven-months-of-absolute-torture-760652.aspx])

Turtleverb

(Nautical) To capsize.

Torturenoun

(colloquial) (often as "absolute torture") stage fright, severe embarrassment

Turtlenoun

Any land or marine reptile of the order Testudines, characterised by a protective shell enclosing its body. See also tortoise.

Tortureverb

(transitive) To intentionally inflict severe pain or suffering on (someone).

People who torture often have sadistic tendencies.In the aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong. We did a whole lot of things that were right, but, we tortured some folks. We did some things that were contrary to our values.

Turtlenoun

A marine reptile of that order.

Torturenoun

extreme mental distress

Turtlenoun

An Ancient Roman attack method, where the shields held by the soldiers hide them, not only left, right, front and back, but also from above.

Torturenoun

unbearable physical pain

Turtlenoun

(computing) A type of robot having a domed case (and so resembling the reptile), used in education, especially for making line drawings by means of a computer program.

Torturenoun

intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain;

an agony of doubtthe torments of the damned

Turtlenoun

(computing) An on-screen cursor that serves the same function as a turtle for drawing.

Torturenoun

the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

Turtlenoun

The curved plate in which the form is held in a type-revolving cylinder press.

Torturenoun

the act of torturing someone;

it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession

Turtlenoun

(comptheory) A small element towards the end of a list of items to be bubble sorted, and thus tending to take a long time to be swapped into its correct position. Compare rabbit.

Tortureverb

torment emotionally or mentally

Turtlenoun

(dance) A breakdancing move consisting of a float during which the dancer's weight shifts from one hand to the other, producing rotation or a circular "walk".

Tortureverb

subject to torture;

The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible

Turtlenoun

A turtle dove.

Turtleverb

To flip over onto the back or top; to turn upside down.

Turtleverb

To turn and swim upside down.

Turtleverb

To hunt turtles, especially in the water.

Turtleverb

To build up a large defense force and strike only punctually, rather than going for an offensive strategy.

Turtlenoun

any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming

Turtleverb

overturn accidentally;

Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!

Turtleverb

hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation