sadistic


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sa·dis·tic

(să-dis'tik),
Pertaining to or characterized by sadism.

sadistic

adjective Referring to sadism.

sa·dis·tic

(să-dis'tik)
Pertaining to or characterized by sadism.
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Lord MacLean told him: "You have a sadistic sexual orientation, I consider you a very dangerous offender.
Rutger Hauer, whose ethereal looks graced such classics as Blade Runner, plays a destitute who rides a freight train into Hope Town, a hellhole lorded over by the sadistic Drake and his two evil sons.
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When any sort of sadistic abuse becomes accepted, violence inexorably begins to seep into the culture.
EVIL John McDougall was branded a sadistic rapist for attacking a teenage girl at knifepoint.
In a future episode, Huff's wife has a meltdown when her son disappoints her, and another future episode neatly delineates Huff's parents' sadistic dysfunction.
A sadistic nutter killed seven pigeons before setting their loft on fire.
A SADISTIC Broadmoor patient was given a life sentence yesterday for killing two women more than 12 years ago.
Police hunting the sadistic killer of pub landlady Carol Fyfe were following dozens of new leads yesterday.
Steven Martin, 46, joined in the sadistic attacks by Clare and Simon Nicholls on Andrew Gardner, 35.
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The sadistic psychopath, 56, left Arbour Hill prison flanked by two warders and was flown to Britain where he will have a sex change.