Sentence Examples with the word Lacerating

She conceived herself to be specially favoured by Christ, who appeared to her in the most extravagant forms. At last, by dint of fasting and lacerating her flesh, she succeeded in reducing herself to such a state of ecstatic suffering that she believed herself to be undergoing in her own person the Passion of the Lord.

Suddenly he again felt that he was alive and suffering from a burning, lacerating pain in his head.