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tor·men·toralso tor·ment·er (tôr-mĕn′tər, tôr′mĕn′-)
1. One that torments.
2. A hanging at each side of a stage directly behind the proscenium that serves to block the wing area and sidelights from the audience.
3. A sound-absorbent screen used on a movie set, used to prevent echo.
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|Noun||1.||tormenter - someone who torments |
harasser - a persistent tormentor
oppressor - a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures
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
|2.||tormenter - a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings|
flat - scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
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