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Synonyms for fiend

Synonyms for fiend

a perversely bad, cruel, or wicked person

a person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity

Synonyms for fiend

a cruel wicked and inhuman person

an evil supernatural being

a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)

References in classic literature ?
"And I thee," answered Hester Prynne, "for the hatred that has transformed a wise and just man to a fiend! Wilt thou yet purge it out of thee, and be once more human?
Ye that have wronged me are not sinful, save in a kind of typical illusion; neither am I fiend-like, who have snatched a fiend's office from his hands.
And could not such words from her whom I fondly prized before every other gift of fortune suffice to chase away the fiend that lurked in my heart?
They turned; and flashing forth, as it were, in a sheet of flame, the fiend worshippers were seen; the smile of welcome gleamed darkly on every visage.
"Welcome," repeated the fiend worshippers, in one cry of despair and triumph.
Goodman Brown snatched away the child as from the grasp of the fiend himself.
Unfathomable to mere mortals is the lore of fiends. Verse after verse was sung; and still the chorus of the desert swelled between like the deepest tone of a mighty organ; and with the final peal of that dreadful anthem there came a sound, as if the roaring wind, the rushing streams, the howling beasts, and every other voice of the unconcerted wilderness were mingling and according with the voice of guilty man in homage to the prince of all.
I, too, want a harpoon made; one that a thousand yoke of fiends could not part, Perth; something that will stick in a whale like his own fin-bone.
This fiend torched his wife Esther and little foster daughter Jessica in the family home before going off to work in his pub.
I sympathise as a printing error appeared in this column last week when I referred to my friend Jean as my fiend Jean.
TAINTED star Michael Jackson was branded a "fiend and predator" yesterday after two more men claimed they were abused by the superstar.
BACK in the 80s, Alien Sex Fiend were highly influential in the goth and industrial scene - and 35 years on are still going strong.
The crossbow has also made its return to "Fortnite" battle royale and it's now called the Fiend Hunter Crossbow.
A legal source, who knew at least two of the fiend's victims, said: "A couple of them came forward from Poole to say they had been attacked within a matter of miles from his flat.
THE woman accused of murdering Becky Watts has been wrongly portrayed as a "sex fiend", her barrister told a jury.