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tormentor

In a theater, one of a pair of curtains or a rigid framed structure running parallel to the front of the stage, just behind the proscenium; used to frame the sides of the inner proscenium opening and to conceal the offstage wings from the audience.
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Langiri is convincing as a 'tormentor of souls' and Lung'aho comes as the 'saviour'.
MANY will empathise with Paul Williams ("Jail for bullied man who bit tormentor's nose", Journal, August 15).
Warren is also feeling the strain of juggling an ailing pregnant girlfriend and a blackmailer, but after taking his anger out on a couple of villagers, he eventually spots his tormentor.
NAME: Gremlin APPEARANCE: Chocolate brown SPECIAL SKILLS: Gremlin has a mission - she is the sworn enemy, tormentor and destroyer of all toilet rolls.
As for an early tormentor who will try to keep you in your place, rise above the petty and remember that this exploratory phase is temporary.
"I sometimes think that running, which was a sort of tormentor in my youth, has returned to be a friendly codger in my old age - that what was Joe Stalin has turned into Dixon of Dock Green" - Sir Christopher Chataway, former international athlete and politician, who, approaching 80, took part in the Great North Run.
In any walk of life, the first thing the bully must do is admit that he has a problem, then seek help, just as the poor victim needs counselling to raise morale shattered by a cowardly tormentor.
ENGLAND manager Fabio Capello has described Michael Owen as his "tormentor".
Soon Martha is cuddling up to her former tormentor, but will they both be rescued?
Overwhelmed with anger, he armed himself with the 4ft sword, stormed round to his tormentor's home and ended up slashing his shoulder "very seriously".
Humane David didn't want to harm the wild cat so he captured it and drove more than 40 miles away to release his tormentor - but he still returned.
Ultimately, Cairn discovers the motivation and the perpetrator and the race becomes desperate to the end as she bravely faces her tormentor and defies her fate.