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diabolical
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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Definition
evil; very bad; or cruel and clever (like something of the devil)
  • Adah I T WAS NEITHER DIABOLICAL NOR divine; it but shook the doors of the prison house of my disposition; and like the captives of Philippi, that which stood within ran forth.
    Book 1 — Genesis (64% in)
  • L'ingéniosité diabolique de la nature a atteint avec ce serpent le plus haut degré de perfection, the experts claim in the library book of snakes: In this serpent the diabolic genius of nature has attained the highest degree of perfection.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (78% in)

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