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Overview of noun devil

The noun devil has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (12) Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness

((Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell)

2. (5) devil, fiend, demon, daemon, daimon

(an evil supernatural being)

3. (3) devil, deuce, dickens

(a word used in exclamations of confusion; "what the devil"; "the deuce with it"; "the dickens you say")

4. (1) hellion, heller, devil

(a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man); "he chased the young hellions out of his yard")

5. monster, fiend, devil, demon, ogre

(a cruel wicked and inhuman person)


Overview of verb devil

The verb devil has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

(cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves")

2. devil

(coat or stuff with a spicy paste; "devilled eggs")

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