fiendish

fiendish

[feen-dish]
adjective
diabolically cruel and wicked.

Origin:
1520–30; fiend + -ish1

fiendishly, adverb
fiendishness, noun
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fiendish (ˈfiːndɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  of or like a fiend
2.  diabolically wicked or cruel
3.  informal extremely difficult or unpleasant: a fiendish problem
 
'fiendishly
 
adv
 
'fiendishness
 
n

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fiendish
1520s, from fiend + -ish.
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