devilish

[ dev-uh-lish, dev-lish ]SEE DEFINITION OF devilish
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEVILISH

And a devilish piece of luck it was, for I have been hustling ever since.

This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

You are poor, devilish poor;—that the hole in your coat assures me.

Without that rootless, worthless, devilish fancy, I might have been no worse than other people!

That which falleth in Heaven is devilish, but that which stumbleth on earth is human.

By a devilish mischance she occupied the seat opposite 285 to mine.

Besides, what do you think there is to do in this devilish desert?

This devilish art is exceedingly amusing, only it does not bring in a sou.

There was a devilish cruelty in every line in his hard, unyielding features.

You didn't mean you was figgerin' to go to that devilish—to that Chapter?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c.; see devil + -ish. Related: Devilishly; devilishness.

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