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diabolical
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’My amiable lady!’ he interrupted, with an almost diabolical sneer on his face.
  • And, truly, it appeared as if the lad WERE possessed of something diabolical at that period.
  • I just hope, I pray, that he may forget his diabolical prudence and kill me!
  • That is the most diabolical deed that ever you did.
  • ’No, it was not because I disliked Mr. Heathcliff, but because Mr. Heathcliff dislikes me; and is a most diabolical man, delighting to wrong and ruin those he hates, if they give him the slightest opportunity.
  • At this diabolical violence I rushed on him furiously.
  • ’Master Linton,’ I cried, seeing we were regularly imprisoned, ’you know what your diabolical father is after, and you shall tell us, or I’ll box your ears, as he has done your cousin’s.’
  • His forehead, that I once thought so manly, and that I now think so diabolical, was shaded with a heavy cloud; his basilisk eyes were nearly quenched by sleeplessness, and weeping, perhaps, for the lashes were wet then: his lips devoid of their ferocious sneer, and sealed in an expression of unspeakable sadness.

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  • As part of her diabolical plan, she spent the first year gaining their trust.
  • She was frightened by the diabolical expression on his face.

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