piquerism

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piquerism

Paraphilic sexual arousal which hinges on the sadistic piercing and stabbing of another person, especially in the breast, buttocks and groin, which may cause enough bleeding to be fatal.
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The court noted the prosecutor made no independent inquiry into the witness' background, relied entirely on the recommendation of a dentist in exploring whether to call the witness as an expert on aberrant psychology, intended the testimony to bolster what it thought to be a significant weakness in its case, and opposed defendant's request for a continuance when defense counsel protested he could find no psychologist who had so much as heard of picquerism.