tormenter

Definitions of tormenter
  1. noun
    someone who torments
    synonyms: persecutor, tormentor
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    harasser
    a persistent tormentor
    blighter, cuss, gadfly, pest, pesterer
    a persistently annoying person
    tantaliser, tantalizer
    someone who tantalizes; a tormentor who offers something desirable but keeps it just out of reach
    witch-hunter
    someone who identifies and punishes people for their opinions
    nudnick, nudnik
    (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
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    oppressor
    a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures
  2. noun
    a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
    synonyms: teaser, tormentor
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    flat
    scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
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