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You need a masochistic streak and a monastic existence to win medals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is possibly a masochistic streak here but a lot of it is mental. The Sun (2008)There is almost a masochistic streak running through them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You sensed in a masochistic kind of way, he actually enjoyed the experience. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is obviously a masochistic streak running through this Spurs side. The Sun (2007)When the princess finally departs, her hosts invariably take a masochistic pleasure in recounting her more outrageous demands to their friends and acquaintances. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Apparently, though, winning is secondary to the masochistic pleasure of taking part. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The almost masochistic (because there can be no answers) questioning seems to work as a means of keeping that at bay. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
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