ТОМИТЬ _|_ TO TORMENT / TOMIT [tɐˈmʲitʲ]        

Hint with an alternative definition: it is like to tire somebody by time or to stew meat with tomatoes; think of torment in a tomb (it’s too much!).

Hints with translation + consonant words (by sounds or letters): like to force someone to read boring tomes, threatening with a Tommy gun

Latin tip: tēmulentus

Mental visualization: the guard does not let anyone pass (T), tired people lie on the floor (ом … ить)