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The planet Venus in its appearance as the morning star.
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An evil spirit; a demon.
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  1. An evil spirit; a demon.
  2. A person who is excellent at some activity
  3. (Informal) One who is completely absorbed in or obsessed with a given job or pastime:
An evil spirit or demon in Muslim folklore believed to plunder graves and feed on corpses.
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  1. An evil spirit or demon in Muslim folklore believed to plunder graves and feed on corpses.
  2. In popular folklore, an undead or subhuman being, especially one that eats human flesh.
  3. A person who derives pleasure from loathsome acts or things
(Judaism, person, proper) Any of various celestial beings functioning as accuser or critic of humanity
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  1. (Judaism, person, proper) Any of various celestial beings functioning as accuser or critic of humanity
  2. (Christian Theol., person, proper) The great enemy of humankind and of goodness; the Devil: usually identified with Lucifer, the chief of the fallen angels
  3. In Abrahamic religions, a powerful spiritual being, the tempter and persecutor of humanity, sometimes considered as an angel who rebelled against God and became the Devil.
A persistently tormenting person, force, or passion:
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  1. A persistently tormenting person, force, or passion:
  2. A person or thing regarded as evil, cruel, etc.
  3. An enthusiast or devotee, or one who indulges to excess
(Obs.) A shoot or graft
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  1. (Obs.) A shoot or graft
  2. A small demon.
  3. A child; offspring
An evil spirit; a demon.
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  1. An evil spirit; a demon.
  2. (Person, proper) In Milton's Paradise Lost, Satan's chief lieutenant among the fallen angels
  3. One of the fallen angels in Milton's Paradise Lost. Beelzebub was next to Satan in power.
A person who tricks; cheat
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  1. A person who tricks; cheat
  2. A mischievous or roguish figure in myth or folklore, often an animal, who typically makes up for physical weakness with cunning and subversive humor.
  3. One that swindles or plays tricks.
(Greek Mythology) Cerberus, the watchdog of Hades.
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  1. (Greek Mythology) Cerberus, the watchdog of Hades.
  2. A dog of hell, as Cerberus
  3. A fiendish, evil person
An oppressive or nightmarish burden.
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  1. An oppressive or nightmarish burden.
  2. Anything oppressive; burden
  3. An evil spirit supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with women as they sleep.
An evil spirit; a demon.
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  1. An evil spirit; a demon.
  2. (Folklore) A female evil spirit or demon who has sexual intercourse with sleeping men
  3. A female demon supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with a man while he sleeps.
The difference between a computed or estimated result and the actual value, as in mathematics
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  1. The difference between a computed or estimated result and the actual value, as in mathematics
  2. (Baseball) A misplay in fielding or throwing a ball which allows a runner to reach base or to advance to the next base: neither a wild pitch nor a passed ball is an error
  3. (Law) A mistake in judgment or procedure of a court of record, usually prejudicial to one of the parties
A transgression of a religious or moral law, especially when deliberate.
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  1. A transgression of a religious or moral law, especially when deliberate.
  2. The condition of being guilty of continued offense against God, religion, or good morals
  3. One of the two forms of the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, distinguished from the letter shin by having a dot above the left side of the letter.
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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  1. 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.
  2. (Jewish Folklore, person, proper) An evil spirit or chief demon
Alternative capitalization of Mammon (wealth, material avarice).
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  1. Alternative capitalization of Mammon (wealth, material avarice).
  2. Material wealth regarded as having an evil influence.
  3. Riches regarded as an object of worship and greedy pursuit; wealth or material gain as an evil, more or less deified
In the Bible, the god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom children were sacrificed.
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  1. In the Bible, the god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom children were sacrificed.
  2. Something possessing the power to exact severe sacrifice.
  3. A spiny, brownish, ant-eating Australian lizard (Moloch horridus) similar to a horned toad but of another family (Agamidae)
(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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  1. (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
  2. (Islam) One of the jinn.
(Zoroastrianism) Avestan language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive spirit". The Middle Persian equivalent is Ahriman.
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  1. (Zoroastrianism) Avestan language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive spirit". The Middle Persian equivalent is Ahriman.
The hypostasis of chaos, destruction, evil in Zoroastrianism.
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  1. The hypostasis of chaos, destruction, evil in Zoroastrianism.
  2. (Person, proper) In Zoroastrianism, the spirit of evil
  3. Ahura Mazda's adversary, the chief spirit of darkness and evil in Zoroastrianism.
(Islam, person, proper) Satan
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  1. (Islam, person, proper) Satan
  2. The principal evil spirit or devil of Islamic tradition.
  3. Alternative form of Iblis.
(--- person) Satan: 2 Cor. 6:15
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  1. (--- person) Satan: 2 Cor. 6:15
  2. (Bible, proper --- person) Wickedness as an evil force: Deut. 13:13
  3. One of the fallen angels who rebelled against God in Milton's Paradise Lost.
A false god or idol.
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  1. A false god or idol.
  2. Any of various local fertility and nature gods of the ancient Semitic peoples considered to be false gods by the Hebrews.
  3. Among some ancient Semitic peoples, orig., any of a number of local fertility gods; later, a chief god
(--- person) The god of the underworld
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  1. (--- person) The god of the underworld
  2. (Bible, place, proper) The state or resting place of the dead
  3. (Gr. Myth., proper --- place) The home of the dead, beneath the earth
(Person, proper) In Revelation, the angel of the abyss; Apollyon: Rev. 9:11
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  1. (Person, proper) In Revelation, the angel of the abyss; Apollyon: Rev. 9:11
  2. (Place, proper) The place of the dead; nether world: Job 26:6
(Bible, person, proper) In Revelation, the angel of the abyss; Abaddon: Rev. 9:11
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  1. (Bible, person, proper) In Revelation, the angel of the abyss; Abaddon: Rev. 9:11
A collection of distinct elements that have something in common. In mathematics, sets are commonly represented by enclosing the members of a set in curly braces, as {1, 2, 3, 4, 5}, the set of all positive integers from 1 to 5.
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  1. A collection of distinct elements that have something in common. In mathematics, sets are commonly represented by enclosing the members of a set in curly braces, as {1, 2, 3, 4, 5}, the set of all positive integers from 1 to 5.
  2. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used:
  3. A setting or being set
The devil in the Faust legend to whom Faust sold his soul.
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  1. The devil in the Faust legend to whom Faust sold his soul.
  2. (Person, proper) A devil in medieval legend and later literary and operatic works, to whom Faust, or Faustus, sells his soul for knowledge and power
  3. A crafty, powerful, sardonic person
(--- person) A night witch who menaces infants
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  1. (--- person) A night witch who menaces infants
  2. An evil female spirit in ancient Semitic legend, alleged to haunt deserted places and attack children.
  3. The first wife of Adam in Hebrew folklore, believed to have been in existence before the creation of Eve.
  1. Jinn
  2. In the Koran and Muslim tradition, a spirit often capable of assuming human or animal form and exercising supernatural influence over people.
  3. Alternative form of jinn.
(Jewish Folklore) The spirit of a dead person that enters the body of a living person and possesses it
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  1. (Jewish Folklore) The spirit of a dead person that enters the body of a living person and possesses it
A grotesque elfin creature of folklore, thought to work mischief or evil.
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  1. A grotesque elfin creature of folklore, thought to work mischief or evil.
  2. (Folklore) An evil or mischievous spirit, often represented in pictures as humanlike and ugly or misshapen in form
(Rare compared to given name) A patronymic surname​.
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  1. (Rare compared to given name) A patronymic surname​.
  2. A male given name, also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold.
(Person, proper) The Devil; Satan
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  1. (Person, proper) The Devil; Satan
The Devil; Satan.
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A wicked or unprincipled character in a novel, play, etc., specif. the chief such character opposed to the protagonist
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  1. A wicked or unprincipled character in a novel, play, etc., specif. the chief such character opposed to the protagonist
  2. Something said to be the cause of particular trouble or an evil:
  3. A dramatic or fictional character who is typically at odds with the hero.
An outlaw; a rebel.
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  1. An outlaw; a rebel.
  2. One who rejects a religion, cause, allegiance, or group for another; a deserter.
  3. A person who abandons a party, movement, etc. and goes over to the other side; traitor; turncoat
A mischievous youngster.
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  1. A mischievous youngster.
  2. A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.
  3. A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
A principal fiend.
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  1. A principal fiend.
  2. (Proper) A chief fiend
  3. The Devil; Satan. Used with the.
Animal nature as opposed to intellect or spirit:
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  1. Animal nature as opposed to intellect or spirit:
  2. Any animal as distinguished from a human being
  3. Something of a specified kind:
An evil spirit; a demon.
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  1. An evil spirit; a demon.
  2. A person who is excellent at some activity
  3. (Informal) One who is particularly adept at something:
A creature having a strange or frightening appearance.
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  1. A creature having a strange or frightening appearance.
  2. Any plant or animal of abnormal shape or structure, as one greatly malformed or lacking some parts; monstrosity
  3. A person so cruel, wicked, depraved, etc. as to horrify others
A hideous, coarse, or cruel man
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  1. A hideous, coarse, or cruel man
  2. A person who is felt to be particularly cruel, brutish, or hideous.
  3. A giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans.
Any of various similar wild felines, such as the jaguar, mountain lion, or lynx.
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  1. Any of various similar wild felines, such as the jaguar, mountain lion, or lynx.
  2. (Soccer) someone connected with Hull City Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
  3. A fierce, belligerent person
(Folklore) One of the undead that wanders at night to suck the blood of its human victims
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  1. (Folklore) One of the undead that wanders at night to suck the blood of its human victims
  2. In popular folklore, an undead being in human form that survives by sucking the blood of living people, especially at night.
  3. (Short for) vampire bat
(Obs.) A shoot or graft
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  1. (Obs.) A shoot or graft
  2. A small demon.
  3. A mischievous child.
The inclination or tendency to play pranks or get into trouble:
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  1. The inclination or tendency to play pranks or get into trouble:
  2. Action or conduct that causes damage or trouble
  3. Damage, destruction, or injury caused by a specific person or thing:
One who plays tricks or pranks.
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  1. One who plays tricks or pranks.
One that is playfully mischievous.
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  1. One that is playfully mischievous.
  2. An unscrupulous, dishonest person; a scoundrel.
  3. A scoundrel; rogue; scamp
An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
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  1. An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
  2. An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
  3. A rascal; scoundrel
A mischievous youngster.
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  1. A mischievous youngster.
  2. A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.
  3. A rogue; a rascal.
A mischievous person; a prankster.
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  1. A mischievous person; a prankster.
  2. Someone who cuts up; someone who acts boisterously or clownishly, for example, by playing practical jokes
  3. (Informal) A person who clowns, plays practical jokes, etc. to attract attention
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