Devil

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the Devil

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a perversely bad, cruel, or wicked person

one who causes minor trouble or damage

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True, holy father,'' said the knight; ``but the devil is apt to keep an eye on such exceptions; he goes about, thou knowest, like a roaring lion.
I never feared man, and I as little fear the devil and his imps.
I never bargained to carry a mad devil and a silly Sawbones, a--"
In the end, he abandoned all other forms of wager, and gave himself up to "I'll bet the Devil my head," with a pertinacity and exclusiveness of devotion that displeased not less than it surprised me.
My confusion, he said, betrayed me, and he would be willing to bet the Devil his head that she did not.
The black had recognized Tarzan as the white devil from the descriptions given by the whites and their black servants.
The native further told Tarzan that the white man who had led the recent expedition had promised them a fabulous reward if they would kill the white devil.
Possibly in a way he looked up to womankind, if it could be said that Norman of Torn looked up to anything: God, man or devil.
One would think they had met the devil," muttered Norman of Torn, looking after them in unfeigned astonishment.
Agno, chief of the devil devil doctors, had stumbled across him on the beach, and, despite the protestations of the boy who claimed him as personal trove, had ordered him to the canoe house.
But no, Cornelia, I've nothing good to say of the devil.
But speaking of the devil, I am positive that Billy Booth is possessed by him now.
I'll be hanged," cries the landlord, "if it was not the Man of the Hill, as they call him; if indeed he be a man; but I know several people who believe it is the devil that lives there.
To him however, who is possessed of a devil, I would whisper this word in the ear: "Better for thee to rear up thy devil
Thus spake the devil unto me, once on a time: "Even God hath his hell: it is his love for man.