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  • as intease
  • as intorment
  • as incook
  • as inharass

synonyms for devilling

  • annoy
  • badger
  • bother
  • harass
  • mock
  • needle
  • nudge
  • pester
  • pick on
  • ridicule
  • tantalize
  • taunt
  • torment
  • bait
  • banter
  • bedevil
  • beleaguer
  • chaff
  • devil
  • disturb
  • dog
  • gibe
  • gnaw
  • goad
  • harry
  • hector
  • importune
  • jive
  • josh
  • plague
  • rag
  • rally
  • razz
  • rib
  • ride
  • roast
  • slam
  • snap
  • sound
  • spoof
  • vex
  • worry
  • be at
  • give a hard time
  • lead on
  • put down
  • send up
  • swipe at
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antonyms for devilling

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  • aid
  • delight
  • flatter
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • praise
  • assist
  • free
  • quiet
  • reassure
  • soothe
    • aid
    • assist
    • delight
    • encourage
    • help
    • make happy
    • please
    • activate
    • assuage
    • build
    • calm
    • clarify
    • clear up
    • comfort
    • energize
    • explain
    • invigorate
    • placate
    • reassure
    • refresh
    • soothe
    • support
    • facilitate
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    How to use devilling in a sentence

    When they ain't devilling the life out of their step-mother they're worrying somebody else.
    UNDER FIRECHARLES KING
    And the devilling and the creaming are sometimes better than the chocolate and the biscuit.
    A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH NOVEL, VOL. 2GEORGE SAINTSBURY
    In vain he tried to tell her how valuable the devilling was to him.
    A YOUNG MAN'S YEARANTHONY HOPE
    Devilling is juniors work, but much depends on it, and on the ability with which it is done.
    THE SLANG DICTIONARYJOHN CAMDEN HOTTEN
    In English legal phraseology "devil" and "devilling" are used of barristers who act as substitutes for others.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 8, SLICE 3VARIOUS
    In the King's Bench Division, remuneration for devilling of briefs or assistance in drafting opinions is not common.
    A PHILADELPHIA LAWYER IN THE LONDON COURTSTHOMAS LEAMING
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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