Definition of archfiend in English:

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archfiend

Pronunciation: /ˌärCHˈfēnd/

noun

literary
A chief fiend, especially the Devil.
Example sentences
  • We are going to that castle over there, and striking a deal with the resident archfiend to make sure that they don't escape.
  • The background makes it fun to pick your favorite archfiends, and easy to work up a ‘reason’ for the battle… I like the idea of exploring the politics of Hell.
  • Bands of angels and archangels follow the divine leader, while troops of demons and archfiends hasten after the evil lord.

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Syllabification: arch·fiend

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