self-destroyer love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who destroys himself; a suicide.

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Examples

  • Silly boy ya' self-destroyer. paranoia, they destroy ya'

    Archive 2004-08-01

  • Insatiable love! ever self-torturer, never self-destroyer! the world, with all its weight of miseries, cannot crush thee, cannot keep thee down.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • He was dressed in clothes far too large for him, clothes of the doctor’s bigness; the cords of his face still moved with a semblance of life, but life was quite gone; and by the crushed phial in the hand and the strong smell of kernels that hung upon the air, Utterson knew that he was looking on the body of a self-destroyer.

    The Last Night

  • In fact Carl had nearly fallen over the master of the house, that enterprising self-destroyer having contrived, pinioned as he was, to roll over to the very brink of the stair well, with the plain intent to break his neck by plunging headlong.

    Stories of a western town

  • He was dressed in clothes far to large for him, clothes of the doctor's bigness; the cords of his face still moved with a semblance of life, but life was quite gone: and by the crushed phial in the hand and the strong smell of kernels that hung upon the air, Utterson knew that he was looking on the body of a self-destroyer.

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

  • God might pity the self-destroyer, and deal lightly with him at the great audit; but on this earth there was no hope of cure.

    The Golden Calf

  • He was dressed in clothes far too large for him, clothes of the doctor's bigness; the cords of his face still moved with a semblance of life, but life was quite gone: and by the crushed phial in the hand and the strong smell of kernels that hung upon the air, Utterson knew that he was looking on the body of a self-destroyer.

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

  • He was dressed in clothes far too large for him, clothes of the doctor's bigness; the cords of his face still moved with a semblance of life, but life was quite gone; and by the crushed phial in the hand and the strong smell of kernels that hung upon the air, Utterson knew that he was looking on the body of a self-destroyer.

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

  • For, as frequently happens, when he actually found himself in the water, the instinct of self-preservation impelled the would-be self-destroyer to attempt to save himself.

    Luke Walton

  • He ran to the bank, and with a strange cry the assassin plunged in after the self-destroyer.

    The Cloister and the Hearth

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