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Word: masochist

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


More Vocab Words

::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: concordat - formal agreement
::: aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
::: animated - lively; spirited
::: conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come