Synonyms of 'torture: Types of torture'
bastinadopunishment or torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with a stick Chinese water torturea form of torture in which water is made to drip for a long period of time onto a victim's forehead to drive him insane gauntletstrappadoa system of torture in which a victim was hoisted by a rope tied to his wrists and then allowed to drop until his fall was suddenly checked by the rope waterboardinga form of torture in which the victim is immobilized and has water poured on his or her face, producing a severe gag reflex, to simulate drowning water curea form of torture in which the victim is forced to drink very large amounts of water water tortureany of various forms of torture using water, esp one in which water drips or is slowly poured onto the victim's forehead ▷ See torture
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