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  Words related to Devil

Related / Similar Words: devil, deuce, dickens, fiend, demon, daemon, daimon, Satan, Old Nick, the Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness, hellion, heller, monster, ogre, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe

 

Definition:
  • a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say";
  • one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief;
  • (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell;
  • a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man); "he chased the young hellions out of his yard";
  • a cruel wicked and inhuman person;
  • coat or stuff with a spicy paste; "devilled eggs";
  • cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves";

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    Hyponyms: incubus, succubus, succuba, dybbuk, dibbuk, demoniac, get, get under one's skin, eat into, fret, rankle, grate, peeve, ruffle, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke, antagonize, antagonise

     

    Grouped Verbs: chafe

     

    Derivational Morphology: demonize, demonise, devilize, devilise, diabolize, diabolise, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan, irritation, annoyance, vexation, botheration, annoying, tease, teaser, annoyer, vexer, pique, temper, aggravation, provocation, irritant, thorn, bother, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass

     

    Language Translations:
    Croatian: vrag   Dutch: de duivel and duivel  
    Finnish: paholainen and saatana   French: diable and le fr  
    German: Teufel   Italian: diavolo and il diavolo  
    Japanese: 悪魔   Korean: 악마  
    Polish: diabeł   Russian: дьявол and чёрт  
    Spanish: diablo  
     
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