racked with pain

racked with pain

Suffering from an overwhelming amount of pain, especially to the degree that one's body is contorted or seized up. His whole body was racked with pain after the accident. The patient is racked with pain, but she refuses to take any painkillers.
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racked with pain

suffering from severe pain. My body was racked with pain, and I nearly passed out. My head was racked with pain.
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References in classic literature ?
The fame of the captain as a healer of diseases, had accompanied him to this village, and the great chief, O-push-y-e-cut, now entreated him to exert his skill on his daughter, who had been for three days racked with pains, for which the Pierced-nose doctors could devise no alleviation.
But if I thought I'd be racked with pain then, yes, I'd think of Dignitas."
In her fragile condition the slightest knock can cause major discomfort - and Ailsa spent the flight to Tenerife racked with pain in her arms.
Although having only endured minor injuries, Sheikh Mohamed recalls the attack, racked with pain. "People were trying to run away in all directions ...
Meek and adoring Anne is so racked with pain and illness that it's easy to miss her steely resolve.
I can go months without running and expect, if I attempt to, that I will soon be so breathless and racked with pain that I will have to stop again.
"She's racked with pain that she can't get her kids out of a war zone," says Ross.
joints racked with pain, Arthritic back and feet all swollen sore,
The spy, racked with pain, was handed to the SS and interrogated for four days.
Unable to speak and too weak to move, Adrien lies immobile in his hospital bed, racked with pain and afraid to be confronted with the consequences of his injuries.
One minute you're as right as rain, The next you're racked with pain. These things come uninvited and unwanted too, They tend to land on folk like me and you.
"Siege," the first of these, is a sequence of self-portraits inspired by Egon Schiele, whose autodepictions often capture his nude body racked with pain and suffering.
Bruce Wayne has assumed the guise of a Howard Hughes-like figure, lurking in the shadows of Wayne Manor, his body racked with pain from his moonlighting as Batman.
THE AUTHOR BEGAN working on the book a few years ago when her body was racked with pain from mercury poisoning.