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torture someone into something

to force someone to do something through the use of torture. (More severe than torment someone into something.) The agents threatened to torture me into telling the secrets, so I gave in immediately, of course. Max tried to torture the old prospector into telling where the gold was hidden.
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Now that you are about to die the most unthinkably horrid death that it is given a white man to die--let this word of the plight of your wife add to the torments that you must suffer before the last savage spear-thrust releases you from your torture.
In all the world there was none able to save him from the torture and the death.
He was suffering the tortures of long-restricted circulation.
A few days afterwards, being again required to execute a ratification of these deeds before a notary and witnesses, and refusing to do so, he was once more subjected to the same torture, until his agony was so excessive that he exclaimed,
Fye on you, why do you not strike your whingers into me, or blow me up with a barrel of powder, rather than torture me thus unmercifully?
I alone know my father's name, and only I and Tal Hajus and Sarkoja know that it was she who carried the tale that brought death and torture upon her he loved.
Another peculiar torture was felt in the gaze of a new eye.
Earlier this month, President Asif Ali Zardari ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT).
Britain, France and Germany must stop using intelligence obtained through torture in third-party countries, a report from Human Rights Watch has said.
Download Egypt: Torture epidemic may be crime against humanity NNA - Under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypts regular police and National Security officers routinely torture political detainees with techniques including beatings, electric shocks, stress positions, and sometimes rape, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.
It is common knowledge that torture is used extensively and on the rise in India
Sur des milliers de plaintes pour torture, la magistrature tunisienne ne s'est prononcee que dans une seule affaire ", a regrette, mercredi, le vice-president de l'Organisation Mondiale Contre la Torture (OMCT), Mokhtar Trifi.
It's easy for people to pay such a fine and they can still torture or kill a pet.
TAP) - The Tunisian Organisation against Torture (OCTT), on Monday, called on the Minister of Health to take action that engages all health staff to systematically report any cases of torture identified during the performance of their duties.