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used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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evil; very bad; or cruel and clever (like something of the devil)
  • "The original hound was material enough to tug a man's throat out, and yet he was diabolical as well."
    Chapter 3 — The Problem (29% in)
  • In your opinion there is a diabolical agency which makes Dartmoor an unsafe abode for a Baskerville—that is your opinion?
    Chapter 3 — The Problem (45% in)
  • The use of artificial means to make the creature diabolical was a flash of genius upon his part.
    Chapter 15 — A Retrospection (26% in)

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