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See definition of tormenter on Dictionary.com
  • as inbully
  • as inintimidator

synonyms for tormenter

  • oppressor
  • rascal
  • annoyer
  • bulldozer
  • harrier
  • hector
  • persecutor
  • pest
  • rowdy
  • ruffian
  • tease
  • tough
  • antagonizer
  • browbeater
  • coercer
  • insolent
  • intimidator
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How to use tormenter in a sentence

Had not the beast hesitated, uncertain which of the two was his tormenter, this story would be brief indeed.
RODNEY, THE RANGERJOHN V. LANE
The children were chiefly marked out as objects of dislike by their unearthly tormenter.
FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS: ENGLISHCHARLES JOHN TIBBITS
His victim, rising out of the water, endeavors to throw himself upon the ice, as if to rush at his tormenter.
NORTH-POLE VOYAGESZACHARIAH ATWELL MUDGE
But he grinned good-naturedly and wiped the surplus grease off his hands over the head of his tormenter.
THE SONG OF THE WOLFFRANK MAYER
Sisa let herself fall to the floor, trying to cover her feet, and looking at her tormenter with haggard eyes.
AN EAGLE FLIGHTJOS RIZAL
With a bitter curse he swung his great open palm around and laid his tormenter flat on the floor, stunned and breathless.
A SPOIL OF OFFICEHAMLIN GARLAND
The flagellated boy, transformed into a tolerably lusty youth, found himself face to face with his quondam tormenter.
RYERSON MEMORIAL VOLUMEJ. GEORGE HODGINS
She dropped it as if it had been a viper, and scrambled away from the proximity of her tormenter.
THE PEOPLE OF THE BLACK CIRCLEROBERT E. HOWARD
Fenn did not stop to reply to his tormenter but caught Jennie by the arm and helped her to straighten her garment.
NED WILDING'S DISAPPEARANCEALLEN CHAPMAN
The bull pranced and shook its head and pawed about in vain efforts to get rid of its tormenter.
THE EAGLE CLIFFR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO TORMENTER

  • annoyers
  • antagonizers
  • browbeaters
  • bulldozers
  • coercers
  • harriers
  • hectors
  • insolents
  • intimidators
  • oppressors
  • persecutors
  • pests
  • rascals
  • rowdies
  • ruffians
  • teases
  • tormenters
  • toughs
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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