Thesaurus / devilish
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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
And do you know, Hilary, there's the makings of a devilish fine woman in Liosha, if one only knew the right way to take her.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The pain was devilish, and I wasn't used to being alone, and nobody caring a damn, and everybody believing me a cad and a bully.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Do you imagine these devilish seigneurs care aught for justice or injustice?
WORDS RELATED TO DEVILISH
- not of this world
- bad news
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