Definitions

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  • n. an adherent of Satan or Satanism

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Well, as it turns out, they are linked to the same secret society, a diabolist cult.

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  • He was a shameless self publicist, a fraud and a charlatan, but he was also an educated, intelligent and willful diabolist.

    Witches Have More Fun In Bexhill?

  • Then, there are gratuitous horror elements thrown in and just as abruptly swept offstage, like the suggestion that one of the characters, badly mutilated by the fire, will emerge in the future as a "brilliant diabolist."

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  • I suggest a series of articles pointing out how dreary, how inhuman, how downright diabolist, is the very smell and atmosphere of some of these great houses.

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  • Long after his death in 1947, the diabolist attracted even bigger followers than Hubbard, who founded Scientology in 1954.

    Scientology: a Satanic link?

  • With an inhibitive gesture to my friend, "Mr. Soames," I said emphatically to the devil, "is a Catholic diabolist"; but my poor friend did the devil's bidding, not mine; and now, with his master's eyes again fixed on him, he arose, he shuffled past me.

    Enoch Soames: A Memory of the Eighteen-nineties

  • Was he quite serious about Venus, like a diabolist, or merely frivolous about Venus, like a Christian?

    The New Jerusalem

  • While, therefore, the adoration of a good principle under this discredited name may in one of its aspects be merely an error of judgment, and not the worship of a devil, apart from other facts which destroy this consideration, we must all agree that from the standpoint of Christian and Latin orthodoxy the Luciferian is a diabolist, though not in the sense of the Satanist.

    Devil-Worship in France or The Question of Lucifer

  • When Miss Vaughan states that Dr Westcott is a Palladist, a diabolist, a worshipper of

    Devil-Worship in France or The Question of Lucifer

  • Partly due to its proximity to Darjeeling, plenty of expeditions had attempted Kangchenjunga, including in 1905 a team that included the diabolist Aleister Crowley.

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