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Synonyms for devilish

Synonyms for devilish

Synonyms for devilish

showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil

playful in an appealingly bold way

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in a playfully devilish manner


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See also Fisher's "George Washington Harris and Supernaturalism," "Mary Noailles Murfree's 'Special' Sense of Humor," and "Devils and Devilishness.
22) to realize how many of the platform speeches were devoted to Mumia Abu-Jamal and the devilishness of Israel and how seldom was heard a discouraging word about Saddam Hussein.
He is strong & powerful & Good; but were he Almighty, the things I saw and experienced, the great bloodshed & the pain, the insufferable agony & depravity, the tears & the inhuman devilishness of the war, would, could never have been.
They execute it with precision, wit and a devilishness that makes the movement all the more deadly, and yet at the same time wickedly entertaining.
I think we have a responsibility to devise a system that can deal with the differences in people right down to their devilishness and subversiveness, and not allow these qualities to triumph over us.
Frankl's small stature, neat suit and thick, dark framed glasses were overwhelmed by the warmth of his welcome and the devilishness of his smile.
Typical major championship devilishness - narrow fairways, rough that could hide a still, and fast, multi-level greens with more undulations than a Kentucky hollow - await the participants.
His India paintings represented a falling away from his earlier perversity--or rather a stylization of it that caused it to lose all its uncanniness--but now, returning to the American scene where he is obviously at home, he has recovered his intuitive sense of devilishness.
In this way Iago is one of literature's most convincing characterizations of the Devil, and of the mobile devilishness of us.
So I then told him to get his supervisor to phone me back -and out of devilishness I gave him my mobile phone number
As the mood in the nation darkens, racist terror fuels the rampaging English forces (rumours of tails seen on corpses prove the true devilishness of the Irish) and soon Madeleine and Robert's English friends Susaneh (Amelda Brown) and Solomon Winter (Pip Donaghy) are cleared from their home.
At the meeting, the Supreme Leader described terrorism as a phenomenon imposed by the West on the regional nations, and said, "The Untied States and the Western powers are accompanied by devilishness, corruption and insecurity wherever they arrive.
The Bolivian minister, too, called for unity among independence states, and said, "The independent nations and states should use their power and ability within the framework of a strengthened and stable alliance to confront those who have sown the seeds of devilishness and disappointment in the world.