torment - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/tɔː(r)ˈment/
present tense
I/you/we/theytorment
he/she/ittorments
present participletormenting
past tensetormented
past participletormented
  1. 2
    to annoy someone, especially for fun

    The bigger kids keep tormenting him.

derived word

tormentor

noun [countable]
singulartormentor
pluraltormentors