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Word: masochist

Definition: person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism


More Vocab Words

::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
::: supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
::: wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: injurious - harmful; causing injury
::: perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
::: pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger