Adjective(1) showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil(2) playful in an appealingly bold way
Adverb(1) in a playfully devilish manner
(1) It's a notoriously devilish problem, but from an information flow point of view all of the bodies are part of one object, albeit a generally inscrutable one.(2) Willetts does a noted comic turn reeling off the complexities of Gordon Brown's devilish clever schemes.(3) Mirrors were used as ornamentation, but were believed to also blind and confuse devilish spirits, to protect their children from the evil eye.(4) Thanatos, the horrifying creature of death and decay, turned a devilish head towards the hero.(5) The association of the fox with the devil through shared vices is carried forward to cumulate in the portrayal of the Jesuit as a devilish , vicious and cunning character.(6) I can just imagine the devilish grin on Papa's face when he paid the man.(7) ├ö├ç├┐Now that you're one short,├ö├ç├û Armando said with a devilish grin as he watched the car depart.(8) He's got shocking red hair, a devilish grin, twinkling eyes and a cheeky appearance.(9) I was fortunate enough to be running SpinSkins Kevlar tire liners which did a first class job of fending off those devilish thorns.(10) With a kind of devilish glee he devises for himself ever more terrible punishments, tortures, eviscerations.(11) At the same time, it sets up a clear formula, so that we can delight in the heroics of the good guys and the devilish mischief of our main man.(12) With a devilish grin, he points the water bottle at her.(13) He branded Sony racist and devilish , and accused it of shamelessly exploiting black artists.(14) The days are gone of National's tired old mantra of attacking unionists as if they were evil and devilish .(15) She picks up a pillow, a devilish grin on her face.(16) ├ö├ç├┐That gives me a great idea,├ö├ç├û she said, with a devilish grin.
(1) devilish :: emculweni
1. diabolical ::
2. difficult ::
3. rascally ::
1. middling ::
2. moderate ::
3. modest ::
4. reasonable ::
5. temperate ::
Different Formsdevilish, devilishly, devilishness
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