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Other times, his tormentor is kind to him, offering him coffee and grilling him about the great state of New Jersey.Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater’ and the ‘Chickensh-t’ Democrats’ Midterm Massacre|Marlow Stern|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the while, my tormentor kept saying, “When will you learn, when will you learn.”
Characters who start off as victims willingly slip into the role of tormentor.Must-Read Fiction: ‘The Watch,’ ‘Alys, Always,’ ‘The Year of the Gadfly’|Cameron Martin, Lucy Scholes, Amber Dermont|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How did Cedric, your former close friend and current tormentor, get into the SUR party?‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Lisa Vanderpump Dishes|Nicole LaPorte|February 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Murdoch's Tormentor Gives Evidence Nick Davies is no friend to the Murdoch family.
Much and bitterly did she weep over her cursed existence, and earnestly prayed that she might be liberated from her tormentor.Tales of the Wonder Club, Volume II|Alexander Huth
With the superhuman strength of the last gasp I surged under my tormentor—and he noticed me.Yellowstone Nights|Herbert Quick
At this moment Rouget, who hated Max, thought his tormentor an angel.The Two Brothers|Honore de Balzac
I was exhausted and my tormentor was given over to his own enjoyment of my discomfiture.Olympian Nights|John Kendrick Bangs
The grim features of my tormentor relaxed as he saw the change that came over me.Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2|John Lloyd Stephens
late 13c., from Anglo-French tormentour, Old French tourmenteur, agent noun of Latin tormentare (see torment (v.)).