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synonyms for diabolical

  • cruel
  • fiendish
  • heinous
  • hellish
  • vicious
  • vile
  • wicked
  • demoniac
  • evil
  • infernal
  • satanic
  • serpentine
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antonyms for diabolical

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  • gentle
  • good
  • kind
  • nice
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How to use diabolical in a sentence

The lady was passée, vulgar, and her temper was almost diabolical; but she still retained her hold upon Lord Hetton's affections.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If Maria does not take care, I shall write a much sharper invective against her, for not answering my Diabolical book.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Assassination and incendiarism were the common instruments of this diabolical association of fanaticism and bigotry.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
What if that uncanny demon should return, and undo all his labor by some diabolical plan or act?
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
This wonder was accomplished by the magic power of a diabolical Rose which the lady carried in her bodice.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
It was a stain that can never be effaced—a deed most diabolical, and what we thought would call down the vengeance of heaven.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
We had frequently heard of his intended arrival at Oung-pen-la; but we had no idea of his diabolical purposes.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
My pen fails me to record the diabolical manner in which Barrett played with his victim.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
He smiled, such a soft, smooth, diabolical smile that I knew there was some trick behind his smoothness.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
It had arrived at maturity about the time the diabolical article appeared in “The Quarterly.”
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DIABOLICAL

  • awful
  • bad
  • barbaric
  • beastly
  • desperate
  • diabolical
  • fiendish
  • flagrant
  • godawful
  • grody
  • gross
  • hairy
  • heinous
  • lousy
  • monstrous
  • nefarious
  • rotten
  • scandalous
  • shocking
  • villainous
  • wicked
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