adverb see diabolical

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  • diabolically — diabolical ► ADJECTIVE 1) (also diabolic) of or like the Devil, especially in being evil or cruel. 2) informal very bad: a diabolical voice. DERIVATIVES diabolically adverb. ORIGIN from Greek diabolos accuser, slanderer (see DEVIL(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • diabolically — adverb as a devil; in an evil manner his writing could be diabolically satiric • Syn: ↑devilishly, ↑fiendishly • Derived from adjective: ↑fiendish (for: ↑fiendishly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diabolically — Diabolic Di a*bol ic, Diabolical Di a*bol ic*al, a. [L. diabolicus, Gr. ? devilish, slanderous: cf. F. diabolique. See {Devil}.] 1. Pertaining to the devil; resembling, or appropriate, or appropriate to, the devil; befitting hell or satan;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diabolically — See diabolical. * * * …   Universalium

  • diabolically — adverb In a diabolical manner. See Also: diabolic, diabolical, diabolicalness …   Wiktionary

  • diabolically — adv. devilishly, evilly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diabolically — di·a·bol·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • diabolically — See: diabolical …   English dictionary

  • Diabolically Yours — Directed by Julien Duvivier Produced by Raymond Borderie Eugène Lépicier …   Wikipedia

  • diabolic — diabolically, adv. diabolicalness, n. /duy euh bol ik/, adj. 1. having the qualities of a devil; devilish; fiendish; outrageously wicked: a diabolic plot. 2. pertaining to or actuated by a devil. Also, diabolical. [1350 1400; ME diabolik ( < MF)… …   Universalium

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