Definition of Torturer

1. Noun. Someone who inflicts severe physical pain (usually for punishment or coercion).

Specialized synonyms: Flogger, Scourger
Generic synonyms: Oppressor
Derivative terms: Torture, Torture



Definition of Torturer

1. n. One who tortures; a tormentor.

Definition of Torturer

1. Noun. Someone who tortures. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Torturer

1. one that tortures [n -S] - See also: tortures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Torturer

tortuosities
tortuosity
tortuous
tortuous aorta
tortuously
tortuousness
tortuousnesses
torturable
torture
torture chamber
torture stake
torture stakes
tortured
torturedly
torturedness
torturer (current term)
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tortures
torturesome
torturess
torturesses
torturest
tortureth
torturing
torturingly
torturings
torturous
torturously
toruffle
torula

Literary usage of Torturer

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1. The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the Land of by Charles de Coster (1918)
"The torturer then wrapped some damp cloths round her breast and body and legs, ... When the torturer saw that she was recovered from this first ordeal, ..."

2. The Cloister and the Hearth: Or, Maid, Wife, and Widow; a Matter-of-fact Romance by Charles Reade (1861)
"And then that mental torturer, Suspense, began to tear her heavy heart with his hot pincers, till ehe cried out often and vehemently, ' Oh, ..."

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