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- adj. Resembling a fiend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fiendish; diabolical.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling a fiend: maliciously wicked; diabolical.
A partial of claimed which here a "fiendlike queen" of early scenes shows her dual nature, slow tenderly over a mental stop of a murdered mom of Macduff.
Melmoth spoke very slowly and very softly, and the melodious smoothness of his voice made a frightful contrast to the stony rigor of his features, and the fiendlike brilliancy of his eyes.
His soul is as hellish as his form, full of treachery and fiendlike malice.
Some sorcerer, some witch-man, no doubt: it looked fiendlike enough.
Fell with his face to the sky, and a fiendlike fierceness upon it.
Nothing shows more forcibly the power of association in minds not capable of discriminating, than that the name of a man so obviously a reluctant instrument in the hands of God, and who declared by a public act his abhorrence of the part he was forced to act, should be selected as synonymous to every thing fiendlike and murderous.
She made no secret of her intention to evince the interest she felt in his welfare by a considerable bequest in her will; but, on accompanying Mrs.K. to the theatre to see Kean perform _Luke_, she was so appalled by the cold-blooded villany of the character, that, attributing the skill of the actor to the actual possession of the fiendlike attributes, her regard was turned into suspicion and distrust.
With fiendlike power, thou dragg'st him back with thee,
Speaking of the fiendlike hero of her sister's work, she says: --
F.O.J. Smith is here, the same ugly, fiendlike, dog-in-the-manger being he has ever been, the 'thorn in the flesh' which I pray to be able to support by the sufficient grace promised.
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