Definition of sadistic in English:


Line breaks: sad|is¦tic
Pronunciation: /səˈdɪstɪk




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  • In that same year in Texas, James Byrd Jr. was sadistically chained by his ankles to a pick-up truck and dragged to his death down 3 miles of county road because he was black.
  • Their frail 61-year-old victim was sadistically beaten, had boiling water poured over his legs and a bullet shoved in his ear by one of the attackers who threatened to heat it to see if it exploded.
  • In the South mobs received less opposition from authorities, were more likely to sadistically torture their victims, and were more likely to kill.

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