devilry

Synonyms and related words:
Black Mass, Satanism, arrantness, badness, baseness, bitchiness, black magic, chthonian worship, cruelty, cussedness, demonism, demonography, demonolatry, demonology, demonomancy, demonomy, demonry, devil lore, devil worship, devilishness, devilment, deviltry, diablerie, diabolism, diabology, diabolology, elfishness, evil, evil intent, evilness, fiendishness, flagitiousness, foolishness, foulness, harmfulness, hatefulness, heinousness, hellishness, high spirits, impishness, iniquitousness, iniquity, invidiousness, knavery, knavishness, maleficence, malevolence, malice, malice aforethought, malice prepense, maliciousness, malignance, malignancy, malignity, meanness, mischief, mischievousness, nastiness, naughtiness, nefariousness, noxiousness, orneriness, perversity, playfulness, prankishness, pranksomeness, puckishness, rankness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, scampishness, sinfulness, sorcery, sportiveness, viciousness, vileness, villainousness, villainy, waggery, waggishness, wickedness, youthful spirits

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  • Devilry — Dev il*ry, n.; pl. {Devilries}. 1. Conduct suitable to the devil; extreme wickedness; deviltry. [1913 Webster] Stark lies and devilry. Sir T. More. [1913 Webster] 2. The whole body of evil spirits. Tylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devilry — late 14c., from DEVIL (Cf. devil) + RY (Cf. ry); deviltry (1788) is a corrupt formation from it …   Etymology dictionary

  • devilry — ► NOUN 1) wicked activity. 2) reckless mischief …   English terms dictionary

  • devilry — [dev′əl rē] n. pl. devilries [ME develri] Chiefly Brit. 1. black magic; witchcraft 2. evil or diabolic behavior; great wickedness or cruelty 3. DEVILTRY …   English World dictionary

  • devilry — or deviltry noun (plural ries or tries) Date: 14th century 1. a. action performed with the help of the devil ; witchcraft b. wickedness c. mischief 2. an act of devilry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • devilry — /dev euhl ree/, n., pl. devilries. deviltry. [1325 75; ME; see DEVIL, RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • devilry — noun /ˈdɛv.əl.ri,ˈdɛv.ɪl.ri/ a) mischief. b) wickedness, cruelty …   Wiktionary

  • devilry — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Annoying yet harmless, usually playful acts: deviltry, diablerie, high jinks, impishness, mischief, mischievousness, prankishness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, tomfoolery. Informal: shenanigan (often used in… …   English dictionary for students

  • devilry —  , deviltry  Either is acceptable …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • devilry — dev·il·ry || devlrɪ n. uncontrolled mischievousness; wickedness, fiendishness; magic, witchcraft, works of the devil (also deviltry) …   English contemporary dictionary

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