archfiend


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arch·fiend

 (ärch-fēnd′)
n.
1. A principal fiend.
2. Archfiend The Devil; Satan. Used with the.

archfiend

(ˌɑːtʃˈfiːnd)
n
(Theology) the archfiend (often capital) the chief of fiends or devils; Satan

arch•fiend

(ˈɑrtʃˈfind)

n.
1. a chief fiend.
2. Satan.
[1660–70]
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archfiend

noun
A perversely bad, cruel, or wicked person:
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archfiend

n the archfiendder Erzfeind
References in classic literature ?
To wrest your daughter and the wife of this royal warrior from the clutches of these archfiends you have but to command the resources of a mighty nation, for all Kaol is at your disposal.
The full humanity the very first of us spat out, crying with Milton's archfiend, "To be weak is miserable," and then, later, "Better to reign in hell, than serve in heav'n.
Father Amorth claims he's dealt with a whopping 70,000 cases of demonic possession (can the archfiend multi-task?
The only way to get close to the archfiend is to infiltrate the highly-charged ping-pong tournament that Feng organises every year in his secret jungle lair.
The only way to get close to the archfiend is to infiltrate a ping-pong tournament that Feng organises every year in his secret jungle lair.
Roger's Version supports this position: Roger Lambert exhibits the seductive attraction and the fatal destructiveness of the immortal archfiend who embodies the undeniable reality of evil.
As a result, their despair, primarily presented through the archfiend, knows no limit, and only renewed obstinacy can provide a(n apparent) way out of it.