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Prince of Darkness

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Definition of Prince of Darkness in English:

noun

A name for the Devil.
Example sentences
  • But I am Satan, the Dark Lord, the Prince of Darkness - what do I care whether she thinks it's a nice place?
  • The spiritual banquet is the inverse parallel of the demonic banquet offered to the Son of Man by the Prince of Darkness at the beginning of Paradise Regain'd.
  • Poor Cantuna's soul was saved only by leaving his chapel one stone short of completion, thus fooling the Prince of Darkness.

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