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sadist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Psychology, psychiatry
sadistsa‧dist /ˈseɪdɪst/ noun [countable]  MPCRUELsomeone who enjoys hurting other people or making them suffermasochist
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sadistThe man was clearly a sadist.Karl's a sadist, he enjoys inflicting pain.Andrea's father was an absolute sadist. It's not surprising she hates him.You turned me into a goddamn sadist be-cause of your goddamn stinking country stubbornness.He says it's some kind of sadist that carries out this kind of attack.The man was a raving sadist, she thought, and then realised it was a requirement of his job.They tend to be the sadists.The sodomite captain proves brave, the sadist a bungler.He brings out the sadist in me.
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