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As Ghazvinian acknowledges, Iran’s leaders desperately wanted American leverage against their imperial tormentors.

Other times, his tormentor is kind to him, offering him coffee and grilling him about the great state of New Jersey.

“She's a nut, and her girlfriend is the devil,” Cogswell notes of her chief tormentor.

All the while, my tormentor kept saying, “When will you learn, when will you learn.”

The Jew beholds his tormentor dressed in the vestments of his own ancient culture.

Kazan initially had some reservations about casting her real-life beau, Paul Dano, in the role of her onscreen lover-tormentor.

The steam-shoveller was removed, or the tormentor irons raised, when only the harrow was required.

As if clutching at a hope, Pauline made a tremendous effort to get in key with her tormentor.

One extra turn of the tormentor's screw, and the spirit, so dauntless the moment before, yields in abject submission.

Finally he lost heart, and sent to beg Monsieur Gérard to come back and deliver him if possible of his tormentor.

Nigel, however willing to conceal his sensations, could not avoid gratifying his tormentor by wincing under the operation.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tormentor, such as: bulldozer, harasser, intimidator, ruffian, and tyrant.

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