tormenter

tormentor

[tawr-men-ter, tawr-men-]
noun
1.
a person or thing that torments.
2.
Theater. a curtain or framed structure behind the proscenium at both sides of the stage, for screening the wings from the audience. Compare teaser ( def 2 ).
Also, tormenter.


Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English tormento(u)r < Anglo-French; Old French tormenteor. See torment, -or2

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tormentor or tormenter (tɔːˈmɛntə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that torments
2.  a curtain or movable piece of stage scenery at either side of the proscenium arch, used to mask lights or exits and entrances
3.  films a panel of sound-insulating material placed outside the field of the camera to control the acoustics on the sound stage
 
tormenter or tormenter
 
n

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