arch-fiend

n.
[With The prefixed.] Satan. See apollyon.

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  • arch|fiend — «AHRCH FEEND», noun. 1. a chief fiend: »There has not yet been devised a way to bring to his knees the archfiend Time (New Yorker). 2. Also, Arch Fiend. the Devil as the chief of the infernal host; Satan …   Useful english dictionary

  • arch-fiend — chief fiend, Satan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arch-fiend — …   Useful english dictionary

  • the arch-fiend — See satan …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • arch-enemy — n. Arch fiend, chief enemy, most dreaded foe …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fiend, you —    The Oxford English Dictionary, in its inimitable way, remarks that fiend can be ‘applied with jocular hyperbole to a person or agency causing mischief or annoyance’. The reference is to expressions like ‘autograph fiend’, ‘cyclist fiend’,… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Fiend (Dungeons & Dragons) — Fiends is a term used in the Dungeons Dragons fantasy role playing game to refer to any malicious otherworldly creatures within the Dungeons Dragons universe. These include various races of demons and devils that are of an evil alignment and hail …   Wikipedia

  • archfiend — arch•fiend [[t]ˈɑrtʃˈfind[/t]] n. 1) a chief fiend 2) rel Satan • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • archfiend — arch fiend || ‚ɑrtʃ fɪːnd /ɑːt n. archenemy; Satan, the devil; son of Satan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • archfiends — arch fiend || ‚ɑrtʃ fɪːnd /ɑːt n. archenemy; Satan, the devil; son of Satan …   English contemporary dictionary

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