Devil synonyms and antonyms

dĕv'əl

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(Chiefly Mormonism) One of the literal sons of Elohim and Heavenly Mother; and a spirit-brother of Jesus/Jehovah.
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Satan is the Devil.
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(Gnosticism) An alternate name of the Demiurge.
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A Semitic deity that was worshiped in the Philistine city of Ekron and in later Christian and Biblical sources referred to as another name for the Devil
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The power opposed to God
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(Person, proper) In ancient Hebrew tradition, a place in the wilderness or an evil spirit in the desert to which a scapegoat is to be sent on the Day of Atonement
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A crafty, powerful, sardonic person
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A demon appearing in the biblical book of Tobit, considered in the Talmud to be the king of demons and depicted in later Jewish tradition as a mischievous sprite.
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The definition of a fiend is someone who obsesses over an activity or thing.
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(Finance) A bond that has declined in value due to credit deterioration to become a junk bond.
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(Person, proper) Satan
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The Devil; Satan.
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A very large or powerful person or thing:
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Belief in or worship of the Devil or devils
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Any of the highest order of angels, above the cherubim
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(Place, proper) The place of the dead; nether world: Job 26:6
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A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause, religion, political party, friend, etc.
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In the Septuagint Bible, the Greek translation of Sheol.
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A grotesque elfin creature of folklore, thought to work mischief or evil.
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(Law) Abbreviation of import.
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One who behaves recklessly or wildly.
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(Myth.) Any deity or character known for trickery and mischief
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Literally, a brilliant person who uses his abilities for negative or harmful ends; especially a criminal mastermind.
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Someone or something regarded as the cause of a problem, difficulty, injustice, etc.
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A female demon supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with a man while he sleeps.
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Any oppressive thing or person; a burden.
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Used as an intensive:
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(Often lowercase) A false deity or idol.
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(Mythology) A demonic dog of hell, typically of unnaturally large size, strength or speed, black fur, glowing eyes, and ghostly or phantom characteristics.
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Of or pertaining to corpses and graverobbing.
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In Jewish folklore, the wandering soul of a dead person that enters the body of a living person and controls his or her behavior.
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Resembling a devil.
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A person or thing regarded as evil, cruel, etc.
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Material wealth regarded as having an evil influence.
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One who makes stereotype plates, or works in a stereotype foundry.
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(Uncountable, engineering, packaging) The degree of cloudiness or turbidity in a clear glass or plastic, measured in percent.
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Any of several similar animals
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(Theology) A violation of God's will or religious law.
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Alternative form of jinn.
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A setting or being set
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In fairy tales and folklore, a man-eating monster or giant
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A mischievous person; a prankster.
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To keep bringing up, going over, or returning to (a matter difficult to solve)
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A diabolically evil person
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One that is worshiped, idealized, or followed:
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Alternative form of Iblis.
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An opponent; an enemy.
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Damage, destruction, or injury caused by a specific person or thing:
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To tease or taunt (someone).
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(Rare compared to given name) A patronymic surname​.
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The study of demons, especially the incantations required to summon and control them.
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Appropriate to a devil, especially in degree of wickedness or cruelty.
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Nettle is defined as to sting, poke or annoy.
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To embarrass or perplex
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A divine and supernatural messenger from a deity, or other divine entity.
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​(statistics, countable) The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.
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(--- person) A night witch who menaces infants
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(Biblical) The Devil; Satan; Lucifer.
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An inferior deity, such as a deified hero.
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Something possessing the power to exact severe sacrifice.
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A wicked demon in Christian and Jewish apocrypha.
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A mischievous fellow; rascal
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(Archaic) A boy; especially, a boy servant.
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The definition of a scoundrel is a villain or a dishonest, wicked or mischievous person.
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A type, race or category; a group of entities that have common characteristics such that they may be grouped together.
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To affect adversely; to upset or annoy.
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Having, showing, or caused by malice; spiteful; intentionally mischievous or harmful
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A verbal formula or ritual used in exorcising
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An unscrupulous, dishonest person; a scoundrel.
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A graverobber; a person with an undue interest in death and corpses.
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Rile is defined as to anger or annoy.
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Anything which impairs the happiness of a being or deprives a being of any good; anything which causes suffering of any kind to sentient beings; injury; mischief; harm.
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(Informal) Hateful; outrageous
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Melancholy or sullen.
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(Now rare, literary) A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislikes.
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A person supposedly possessed by a demon
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One who teases.
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Torture, originally as inflicted by an instrument of torture.
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The larva of the dobsonfly
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The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
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(Brit.) To make, be, or become annoyed, angry, etc.
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(Brit., Slang, former) Devil; deuce
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One who inspires horror or disgust:
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People who are wicked.
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The hypostasis of chaos, destruction, evil in Zoroastrianism.
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Sinister; evil; conniving; in the manner of a fiend.
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The destroying angel of the underworld, the undoer or disintegrator.
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Showing wickedness typical of a devil.
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One who plays tricks or pranks.
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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(Folklore) A person, esp. a woman, having supernatural power as by a compact with the devil or evil spirits
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A guardian spirit; inspiring or inner spirit
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(Zoroastrianism) Avestan language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive spirit". The Middle Persian equivalent is Ahriman.
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An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
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(Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
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To manage to gain access to.
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(Intransitive) To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.
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A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a rule; a straightedge with markings; a measure.
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Alternative form of Yazidi.
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In popular folklore, an undead being in human form that survives by sucking the blood of living people, especially at night.
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Very unpleasant; detestable
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