tormentor

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noun tor·men·tor \tȯr-ˈmen-tər, ˈtȯr-ˌ\
variants: or less commonly

tormenter

Definition of tormentor

  1. 1 :  one that torments

  2. 2 :  a fixed curtain or flat on each side of a theater stage that prevents the audience from seeing into the wings

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First Known Use of tormentor

14th century



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