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Word: masochist

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


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::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
::: probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams