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Categories: Political violence, Philosophy of law, Articles with short description, State crime, Human rights abuses
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torture  torturing  Christianity and torture  Forced information gathering  History of torture
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The deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason WordNet 3.0
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The deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Torture is the deliberate infliction of severe pain or suffering on a person for reasons such as punishment, extracting a confession, interrogation for information, or intimidating third parties. Wikipedia
Infliction of physical or psychological pain to punish or coerce an action from the victim. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon a person or an animal Wikidata
The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon a person or an animal in order to punish, to coerce or for sheer cruelty. OmegaWiki
An act of torture. Wiktionary
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It required unnatural torturing to extract a confession WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet