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devilish

adjective

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  1. 1 going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount that's a devilish amount of bad luck for any person to have to endure Synonyms of devilish baroque, excessive, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, fancy, immoderate, inordinate, insane, intolerable, lavish, overdue, overextravagant, overmuch, overweening, plethoric, steep, stiff, towering, unconscionable, undue, unmercifulWords Related to devilish boundless, endless, immeasurable, infinite, limitless; unbearable, unjustifiable, unwarranted; improper, inappropriate, thick, unseemly; unrestrainedNear Antonyms of devilish deficient, inadequate, insufficient; minimal, minimumAntonyms of devilish middling, moderate, modest, reasonable, temperate

  2. 2 of, relating to, or worthy of an evil spirit a devilish plan to sabotage the other party's political convention Synonyms of devilish cacodemonic, demoniac (also demoniacal), demonian, demonic (also demonical), fiendish, diabolical (or diabolic), Luciferian, satanicWords Related to devilish hellish, infernal; baleful, evil, sinister; malevolent, malicious, malignant; heinous, monstrous; black, immoral, iniquitous, nefarious, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked; barbarous, cruel, ferocious, inhuman, savageNear Antonyms of devilish celestial, heavenly; beneficent, benevolent, benign, benignant; godly, holy, sainted, saintly; ethical, good, moral, righteous, virtuousAntonyms of devilish angelic (or angelical)

  3. 3 tending to or exhibiting reckless playfulness a devilish grin that told us he was up to something Synonyms of devilish arch, mischievous, elvish, espiègle, impish, knavish, leprechaunish, pixie (also pixy), pixieish, prankish, puckish, rascally, roguish, scampish, sly, tricksy, waggish, wickedWords Related to devilish antic, coltish, coy, frisky, frolicsome, kittenish, playful, sportful, sportive; gay, happy, lighthearted, whimsical; energetic, lively, spirited, sprightly; artful, crafty, cunning, trickish, tricky, wily; misbehaving, naughty, troublemaking; pestering, riling, teasingNear Antonyms of devilish grave, grim, sedate, sober, solemn, staid, stern


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