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Definition of Devil


  1. The Evil One; Satan, represented as the tempter and spiritual of mankind.
  2. An evil spirit; a demon.
  3. A very wicked person; hence, any great evil.
  4. An expletive of surprise, vexation, or emphasis, or, ironically, of negation.
  5. A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.
  6. A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.
  7. To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.
  8. To grill with Cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.

Devil Quotations

I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.
Marilyn Monroe

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
C. S. Lewis

Don't let people disrespect you. My mom says don't open the door to the devil. Surround yourself with positive people.
Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Victor Hugo
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Devil Translations

devil in Afrikaans is duiwel, josie
devil in Dutch is droes, boze, duivel, drommel
devil in French is diable
devil in German is teufel
devil in Latin is diabolus
devil in Norwegian is djevel
devil in Portuguese is diabo
devil in Spanish is diablo
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