archfiend

[ ahrch-feend ]SEE DEFINITION OF archfiend

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And then the subject became Religion, which was the Archfiend's deadliest weapon.

The archfiend himself is often distinguished by the softened title of the "good-man."

It was believed he had by inspiration secured an exact portrait of the archfiend.

Even among the men of the logs, who are bad, one man stands alone as the archfiend of them all.

I warrant you, if you had till the Day of Judgment, you could not guess what this archfiend is thinking.

And there came news that the king was in some gambling house with a troupe of that archfiend's spies.

The archfiend promises pleasures without stint, and power without limitation.

WORD ORIGIN

1667, from arch (adj.) + fiend (n.). Originally and typically Satan (cf. arch-foe "Satan," 1610s).

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