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as in Satan
capitalized the supreme personification of evil often represented as the ruler of hell the Devil is traditionally seen as a being who relentlessly tempts people to commit evil

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as in cowboy
a person who seeks out very dangerous or foolhardy adventures with no apparent fear originally snowboarders were regarded as devils on the slopes and a menace to skiers

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“Devil.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/devil. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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