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mephistophelean

Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative capitalization of Mephistophelean

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, the devil Mephistopheles, “a crafty, scoffing, relentless fiend;” devilish in character or aspect; crafty; showing cunning or ingenuity or wickedness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as Mephistophelian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil

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Examples

  • Summerland by Michael Chabon, published in 2002, is a doorstop children's fantasy that combines baseball, dirigibles, interdimensional travel, changelings, and a mephistophelean trickster legend into a big stew (which could have been simmered down a bit more).

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  • The short story draws on some recent search politics, namely Google's mephistophelean work in China, and adds digerati culture Burning Man, San Francisco.

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  • So what mephistophelean miracle have you got in mind to achieve this, and what would I need to do?

    Boiling a Frog

  • His mephistophelean eyebrows were raised interrogatively, and he was smiling so as to exhibit a row of uneven yellow teeth.

    The Yellow Claw

  • And they didn't even play their somber, mephistophelean reworking of

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Without really believing in the devil incarnate, it is difficult not to gasp at the audacious, mephistophelean fantasies of Dr. Hayden.

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  • The Lost City of Z, but is it really necessary to braid it into little mephistophelean points?

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  • Using them to undo everything this apocalyptic warmongering cabal of hellish thugs did in their foul loathsome reign of mephistophelean terror.

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  • With his large-lensed glasses, he had a somewhat owlish appearance; everyone was rather startled when he appeared on the lecture dais at the start of one term with a beard that gave him a mephistophelean air.

    Books news, reviews and author interviews | guardian.co.uk

  • deeper. he does- he finds mephistophelean man in a suit who he knows is just like him, just like him. the boy looks like he is

    mordicai: crown me king!

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