Fiendish

  • 1Fiendish — Fiend ish, a. Like a fiend; diabolically wicked or cruel; infernal; malignant; devilish; hellish. {Fiend ish*ly}, adv. {Fiend ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2fiendish — index cold blooded, cruel, diabolic, harmful, malevolent, malignant, peccant (culpable), pernicious …

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  • 3fiendish — 1520s, from FIEND (Cf. fiend) + ISH (Cf. ish). Related: Fiendishly; fiendishness …

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  • 4fiendish — [adj] diabolical atrocious, beastly, brutish, cruel, demonic, demonical, devilish, diabolic, evil, hellish, inhuman, malicious, nefarious, sadistic, satanic, savage, vicious, wicked; concept 545 …

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  • 5fiendish — ► ADJECTIVE 1) extremely cruel or unpleasant. 2) extremely difficult. DERIVATIVES fiendishly adverb fiendishness noun …

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  • 6fiendish — [fēn′dish] adj. 1. of or like a fiend; devilish; inhumanly wicked or cruel 2. extremely vexatious or difficult fiendishly adv. fiendishness n …

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  • 7fiendish — [[t]fi͟ːndɪʃ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A fiendish plan, action, or device is very clever or imaginative. [INFORMAL] ...a fiendish plot. Syn: devilish Derived words: fiendishly ADV usu ADV adj This figure is reached by a fiendishly clever… …

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  • 8Fiendish — Infobox Album | Name = Fiendish Type = Album Artist = Phideaux Xavier Released = 2003 Recorded = NYC LA Genre = Progressive rock Psychedelic rock Length = 44:58 Label = Bloodfish Music Producer = Mark Kramer on Tracks 1 10; Gabriel Moffat on… …

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  • 9fiendish — fiend|ish [ˈfi:ndıʃ] adj 1.) cruel and unpleasant ▪ a particularly fiendish practical joke 2.) very clever in an unpleasant way ▪ a fiendish plan 3.) extremely difficult or complicated ▪ several fiendish exam questions >fiendishly adv… …

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  • 10fiendish — fiend|ish [ findıʃ ] adjective 1. ) very evil: a fiendish grin 2. ) a fiendish plan or idea is very clever but cruel 3. ) a fiendish problem or question is very difficult to solve or deal with …

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  • 11fiendish — adjective 1 cruel and unpleasant: Philip had a fiendish instinct for discovering other people s weak spots. 2 very clever in an unpleasant way: a fiendish plan to take over the company 3 extremely difficult or unpleasant: He set us some fiendish… …

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  • 12fiendish — adjective 1) a fiendish torturer Syn: wicked, cruel, vicious, evil, malevolent, villainous; brutal, savage, barbaric, barbarous, inhuman, murderous, ruthless, merciless; dated dastardly 2) a fiendish plot …

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  • 13fiendish — UK [ˈfiːndɪʃ] / US [ˈfɪndɪʃ] adjective 1) a fiendish plan or idea is very clever but cruel 2) a fiendish problem or question is very difficult to solve or deal with 3) very evil a fiendish grin …

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  • 14fiendish — adjective Date: 1529 1. perversely diabolical < took a fiendish pleasure in hurting people > 2. extremely cruel or wicked 3. excessively bad, unpleasant, or difficult < fiendish weather > • fiendishly adverb • fiendishness noun …

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  • 15fiendish — [ˈfiːndɪʃ] adj 1) a fiendish plan or idea is very clever but cruel 2) a fiendish problem or question is very difficult to solve or deal with fiendishly adv …

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  • 16fiendish — adj. Fiendish is used with these nouns: ↑plan, ↑plot …

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  • 17fiendish — adjective extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell (Freq. 1) something demonic in him something that could be cruel fires lit up a diabolic scene diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils a fiendish despot hellish …

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  • 18fiendish — fiendishly, adv. fiendishness. n. /feen dish/, adj. diabolically cruel and wicked. [1520 30; FIEND + ISH1] * * * …

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  • 19fiendish — adjective Sinister; evil; conniving; in the manner of a fiend …

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  • 20fiendish — Synonyms and related words: Draconian, Mephistophelian, Tartarean, animal, anthropophagous, atrocious, bad, baleful, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody minded, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, cannibalistic,&#8230; …

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