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Word: masochist

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


More Vocab Words

::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
::: astral - relating to the stars
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: alcove - nook; recess
::: mischance - ill luck
::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis
::: amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy