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Word: masochist

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


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::: gaffe - social blunder
::: barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
::: fallible - liable to err
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth