(entered for 4.04.06)
Meaning: make something painful worse. Meaning and uses.
Rewrite 1: rub lemon juice in the wound
Rewrite 2: torchtv the burn
Rewrite 3: icetv the cavity2
Rewrite 4: put pressure on a broken bone
Comment: De we really want to give ideas to torturers?
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