how to pronounce agonize


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agonize is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of agonize in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… don't agonize over your accent forget …”

meanings of agonize


  1. To writhe with agony; to suffer violent anguish.
  2. To struggle; to wrestle; to strive desperately, whether mentally or physically.

agonize frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word agonize occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics agonize can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that agonize can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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