Devilize
Devilize \Dev"il*ize\, v. t. To make a devil of. [R.] [1913 Webster]

He that should deify a saint, should wrong him as much as he that should devilize him. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]


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  • devilize — verb To represent someone as a devil …   Wiktionary

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  • devilize — verb turn into a devil or make devilish Man devilized by war • Syn: ↑devilise, ↑diabolize, ↑diabolise • Derivationally related forms: ↑Devil, ↑devil • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • devilise — verb turn into a devil or make devilish Man devilized by war • Syn: ↑devilize, ↑diabolize, ↑diabolise • Derivationally related forms: ↑Devil (for: ↑devilize), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • diabolise — verb turn into a devil or make devilish Man devilized by war • Syn: ↑devilize, ↑devilise, ↑diabolize • Derivationally related forms: ↑Devil (for: ↑devilize), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • obsess — Synonyms and related words: absorb, absorb the attention, arrest, be remembered, bedevil, beset, bewitch, burden, catch, charm, compel, control, crush one, demonize, devilize, diabolize, dominate, drive, enchant, engage, engage the attention,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • possess — Synonyms and related words: achieve, acquire, appreciate, apprehend, be acquainted with, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be enfeoffed of, be informed, be possessed of, be seized of, bear, bedevil …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Old Nick — noun (Judeo Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell • Syn: ↑Satan, ↑Devil, ↑Lucifer, ↑Beelzebub, ↑the Tempter, ↑Prince of Darkness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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