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Word: masochist

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


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::: teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
::: genesis - beginning; origin
::: assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: beseech - beg; plead with
::: flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
::: consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
::: largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
::: knack - special talent; art
::: anomalous - abnormal; irregular