flagellant

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A person who willingly subjects himself to whipping or scourging, as a religious penitent, or as a sexual masochist
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flagellant

(flăj′ĕ-lănt) [L. flagellum, whip]
1. Pert. to a flagellum.
2. Pert. to stroking in massage.
3. One who practices flagellation.
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flagellant

A person who whips himself, or who is whipped by another, especially for purposes of sexual arousal and gratification.
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