Recent Examples of tormentor from the Web
Words led to blows, and Renteria flattened his tormentor.
Meanwhile, many people refuse to press charges out of concern the information will leak back to their tormentors.
Their tormentor metes out a cruel and disproportionate kind of justice, and revels in the punishment.
The Charlotte point guard — and longtime Magic tormentor — scored 34 points on 15-of-25 shooting and dished out 10 assists.
Those pictures went viral and, for beleaguered Venezuelans, lent legitimacy to their tormentors.
There was barely any mention in that book of Justine Henin, who had been Williams’s own chief tormentor through several stretches of her career, including knocking her out of three consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinals in 2007.
The notion of a weak, cornered creature turning the tables on his tormentor clearly stuck with him.
Wishnefsky was three or four; his middle brother was about five; the eldest, his tormentor, was probably nine.
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First Known Use of tormentor
Synonymsbaiter, harasser, heckler, mocker, needler, persecutor, quiz, quizzer, ridiculer, taunter, tease, teaser, torturer
Related Wordsbelittler, derider, detractor, giber (or jiber), insulter, jeerer, scoffer, scorner; trash-talker; smart aleck (also smart alec), smarty (or smartie), smarty-pants, wiseacre, wiseguy; kidder, lampooner, satirist; accuser, blamer, troublemaker; assailant, attacker, molester, victimizer; bother, disturber, pest
Near Antonymsdefender, deliverer, guard, protector, rescuer, savior (or saviour); comforter, consoler, solace, soother, succorer; bodyguard, champion
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