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  • n. Plural form of tormenter.


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  • Instead of cursing, try calling your tormenters jackanapes or canker-blossoms or Don't waste time saying "it," just use the letter Verse for lovers, prose for ruffians, songs for clowns.

    The Seventh Sense

  • Instead of cursing, try calling your tormenters jackanapes or canker-blossoms or poisonous bunch-back'd toads.

    Impact Lab

  • Jesus talks about turning the other cheek and ends up forgiving his tormenters himself.

    Alexander Goerlach: Truth, Opinion, and Jesus

  • Contrary to the online flash mob, Maggie does stand up to her tormenters, though, in her own sad, quiet way.

    Outrage explodes over 'diet' book for girls

  • Mr. Lomax survived, and 50 years later, he tracked down and met one of his tormenters, accepting the man's unreserved apology.

    War Stories

  • A law-school graduate who never passed the bar, he articulately keeps his official tormenters at bay, even as he tries to smooth things over at home.

    Marshall Fine: Movie review: Rampart

  • About him, till night-fall, persisted a circle of teasers and tormenters.


  • He even trotted out his dutiful but punditious-ly pathetic daughter Liz to do the talking head circuit to also defend said deeds — in effect, hiding querulously behind her pant suit like some latter-day “Stinky” from Abbott & Costello as he spat lame barbs at his so-called “tormenters”.

    Look 'Pon The Devil's Brow...An Impossibility...

  • Usually, Ronnie would smile at his tormenters, but sometimes it got too much and he would slip out at lunch and climb up in the old maple tree in the school yard, sit on a lower limb.

    Nancy's Brother

  • -- Speaking of shaky alliances, Enigma was ready to throw Morgaine under the bus before his old tormenters showed up.

    Annotations for Trinity issue #44 | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment


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