Definition of arch-fiend in English:

arch-fiend

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noun

literary
  • The Devil.
    More example sentences
    • This "argument" is a device of the sleepless Archfiend, the Adversary!
    • Mather was a devoted Anglican minister who completely believed in the existence of witches and demons and warned of the dangers posed to New England's "New Jerusalem" by the Archfiend, Satan himself.
    • Amelia Wilson's illustrated history of the Devil is a wonderful introduction to the myth of the Archfiend as he appears throughout history and across religions and cultures.

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