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someone who inflicts severe physical pain (usually for punishment or coercion)

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It was Master Pierrat Torterue, official torturer to the Châtelet.
Neither his blood, which did not cease to flow, nor the blows which redoubled in fury, nor the wrath of the torturer, who grew excited himself and intoxicated with the execution, nor the sound of the horrible thongs, more sharp and whistling than the claws of scorpions.
"Why, besides, you called me a 'torturer,' for which I can summon you at the police-station at any time for insulting behaviour."
AA convicted torturer got near Prince George and the royals are calling for full investigation on how this was even possible.A
Would that mean he could be called an "Elvis Torturer"?
Torturer! Murdrer!" Cher pushes, past Efa, past the door, and up the stairs.
Addressing on the occasion, the protestors Nazir Hussain Abro, his sister Ameeran and others said that their community man namely Moosa Abro has subjected to torturer their three youths and two girls have also been kidnapped on his orders.
According to the IVD President, there will be no confrontation between the victim and the torturer. Establishing the crimes of the regime and repairing injustices is the goal of this process and not taking revenge on torturers, she said.
O'Sullivan, 40, famously called world No.1 Selby (above) The Torturer in his autobiography, irritated by his rival's dogged style and pace of play.
Serial torturer Martin Hamilton, known as the Blackhill Butcher, was freed last September then broke his parole by disappearing.
He falls in love with Patti (Kidman), a former nurse who wants to help him through his trauma, and when he discovers his torturer (Tanroh Ishida) is still alive, he returns to Burma to confront him.
Imagine surviving being tortured as a prisoner of war and years later meeting your torturer.
The word is actually based on the Latin term speculator, which originally meant a scout, spy or investigator, but over time it came to denote an armed bodyguard of the emperor, who is sometimes employed as an executioner or torturer. In the New Testament (Mark 6:27) the word is already used to denote a soldier employed as an executioner, and it always appears with this meaning in rabbinic literature (see Jastrow's Dictionary of the Talmud).
In a statement titled "Call for Peace in Syria," the lawyers said, "two years have passed on the western governments' attempts to promote false accusations agaisnt Syria's government, army and legitimate president to present the victim as a torturer as they did in many other free and independent countries." The lawyers voiced their support to the Syrian government in its struggle against the foreign and internal aggression, condemning all forms of foreign support to those in Syria who are presented by the West as "the Free Army." F.L/H.Sabbagh