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Word: masochist

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


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::: recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
::: febrile - feverish
::: arboreal - of or living in trees
::: imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
::: conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
::: supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
::: heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
::: grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
::: existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism