Definition of diablerie in English:

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diablerie

Pronunciation: /dɪˈɑːbləri/

noun

[mass noun]
1The quality of being reckless or wild in a charismatic way.
Example sentences
  • Jupiter is jovial, Venus rapt and serene, but Mercury could do with a bit more diablerie and the final Neptune a better sense of the ethereal.
  • We don't have diablerie; we have often talked about including that in a sequel or add-on pack.
  • For instance, a black cat, a dark night, and a dark place are all symbolic of diablerie.
1.1 archaic Sorcery supposedly assisted by the devil.

Origin

Mid 18th century: from French, from diable, from ecclesiastical Latin diabolus 'devil'.

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Line breaks: diab|lerie

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