- Showing wickedness typical of a devil.
- diabolic magic square
- a cunning and diabolic plot
- Extremely evil or cruel.
- fires lit up a diabolic scene
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First attested between 1350 and 1400 from Middle English diabolik < Middle French diabolique < Late Latin diabolicus < Ancient Greek διαβολικός (diabolikos, “devilish”), from διάβολος (diabolos, “devil”).
- IPA: /ˌdaɪəˈbɒlɪk/
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