Definition of fiendish in English:

fiendish

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Pronunciation: /ˈfiːndɪʃ
 
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adjective

Derivatives

fiendishly

adverb
[as submodifier]: a fiendishly clever plan
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  • At least, it would be if the fiendishly clever designers of the particular variant we had did not have access to the same anti-virus web sites we did.
  • This is a fiendishly clever plot, and Burkett is indeed the patsy.
  • Here's a fiendishly clever game that will keep you engaged until Halloween, or Christmas, depending on how unbusy you are.

fiendishness

noun
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  • The collected fiendishness of Frankenstein, Dracula, Freddy, Chucky, the Mummy, Norman Bates's mommy, and Rosemary's baby cannot hold a candle to the terror wrought by an insecure actor, a monomaniacal director, or a stalking camera.
  • According to one newspaper, ‘the fiendishness and brutality of his acts were such that the postal laws will not permit us to print them.’
  • He wants to show us that the entire world is made up of hidden facets of fiendishness, be it in the rather routine gore of a food factory or, with Eyes, the secret experiments of a deranged doctor.

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