Synonyms of 'torture: Instruments of torture'
bootan instrument of torture used to crush the foot and lower leg cat-o'-nine-tailsiron maidena medieval instrument of torture, consisting of a hinged case (often shaped in the form of a woman) lined with iron spikes, which was forcibly closed on the victim pilliwinksa medieval instrument of torture for the fingers and thumbs Procrustean bedrackscourgea whip used for inflicting punishment or torture thumbscrewan instrument of torture that pinches or crushes the thumbs wheela medieval torture consisting of a wheel to which the victim was tied and then had his limbs struck and broken by an iron bar ▷ See torture
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Word List of torture: Instruments of torture from the Collins English Word Lists