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Alas, the celebration surrounding that honor is short-lived, since Teela is soon called to duty to help protect Castle Grayskull from Skeletor, here voiced by Mark Hamill with a devilish rasp that recalls his legendary vocal performance as the Joker.
BY THE POWER OF GRAYSKULL, ‘HE-MAN’ IS BACK—BEEFIER AND BETTER THAN EVERNICK SCHAGERJULY 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Whichever of those theories are valid, I suspect there’s a uniting factor behind all of them—and she’s got a short, cropped haircut and a devilish smile.
THE DEVIL WORKS HARD, BUT KRIS JENNER ALWAYS WORKED HARDERKEVIN FALLONJUNE 11, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
It means we have to make devilish choices about when to preserve institutions and when to weaken institutions that turn against democracy.
JUSTICE BREYER’S NEW WARNING FOR DEMOCRATS COULDN’T HAVE COME AT A WORSE TIMEIAN MILLHISERMAY 29, 2021VOX
Although he wasn’t specifically talking about sugar, such a devilish source is only fitting when talking sweet, sweet sucrose.
15 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SUGARSEAN CULLIGANAPRIL 6, 2021OZY
Proposals have nuanced, devilish details that can be highlighted or picked apart.
THE COMPLEX BIPARTISANSHIP DRIVING THE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILLPHILIP BUMPMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If ever a pretty woman's smile was devilish, Lucy Warrender's was, as she insisted on this partnership in her guilt.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
"My men and I have a devilish importunate creditor," said he, slapping his stomach.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
By the God above us, if I thought this was any of your devilish machinations, I would strike you to the earth!
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
The pamphlets have been distributed with devilish ingenuity amongst all national operatives, the army and the navy.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Then again, once the dusk filled the glade my impassive victim would become alert and up to some of his devilish tricks.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DEVILISH

  • cruel
  • demonic
  • devilish
  • diabolical
  • eerie
  • fiendish
  • frightening
  • ghastly
  • grim
  • grisly
  • gruesome
  • horrible
  • macabre
  • monstrous
  • morbid
  • revolting
  • spine-chilling
  • spooky
  • terrifying
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