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Word: masochist

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


More Vocab Words

::: allure - entice; attract; tempt
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
::: wanderlust - strong longing to travel
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: allay - calm; pacify
::: eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
::: gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.