tormenter
noun see tormentor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tormenter — Tormenter, Torquere, Cruciatu accipere, Angere, Vexare, Conuexare, Diuexare, Exercere, Cruciare, Affligere. Fort tormenter, Excruciare, Percruciare, Perexcruciare, Afflictare. Griefvement tormenter, harceler, tempester, Vexare. Tormenter et… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Tormenter — Tor*ment er, n. 1. One who, or that which, torments; a tormentor. [1913 Webster] 2. An executioner. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tormenter — verb to torture …   Wiktionary

  • tormenter — n. one who torments, torturer, persecutor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tormenter — tor·ment·er …   English syllables

  • tormenter — noun 1. someone who torments • Syn: ↑tormentor, ↑persecutor • Derivationally related forms: ↑persecute (for: ↑persecutor), ↑torment, ↑torment ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • tormentor — noun 1. someone who torments (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑tormenter, ↑persecutor • Derivationally related forms: ↑persecute (for: ↑persecutor), ↑torment ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • tourmenter — [ turmɑ̃te ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1380; tormenter 1120; de tourment I ♦ 1 ♦ Vx Supplicier, torturer. 2 ♦ Vieilli ou littér. Affliger de souffrances physiques ou morales; faire vivre dans l angoisse, être un objet de vives préoccupations… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tormentor — or tormenter [tôr ment′ər, tôr′ment΄ər] n. [ME tormentour < OFr tormenteor] 1. a person or thing that torments 2. [because it can obstruct the view of those sitting at the sides] Theater a flat or curtain that projects out onto either side of… …   English World dictionary

  • persecutor — noun someone who torments • Syn: ↑tormentor, ↑tormenter • Derivationally related forms: ↑persecute, ↑torment (for: ↑tormenter), ↑torment ( …   Useful english dictionary

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