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Meph·i·stoph·e·les

 (mĕf′ĭ-stŏf′ə-lēz′) also Me·phis·to (mə-fĭs′tō)
n.
The devil in the Faust legend to whom Faust sold his soul.

Me·phis′to·phe′le·an, Me·phis′to·phe′li·an (mə-fĭs′tō-fē′lē-ən, -fēl′yən, mĕf′ĭ-stō-) adj.

Mephistopheles

(ˌmɛfɪˈstɒfɪˌliːz) or

Mephisto

n
(European Myth & Legend) a devil in medieval mythology and the one to whom Faust sold his soul in the Faust legend
Mephistophelean, Mephistophelian adj

Meph•i•stoph•e•les

(ˌmɛf əˈstɒf əˌliz)

also Me•phis•to

(məˈfɪs toʊ)

n.
(in the Faust legend) the devil who tempts Faust.
Meph`is•to•phe′li•an, Meph`is•to•phe′le•an (-stəˈfi li ən) adj.
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Noun1.Mephistopheles - evil spirit to whom Faust sold his soulMephistopheles - evil spirit to whom Faust sold his soul
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Mephistopheles

[ˌmefɪsˈtɒfɪliːz] NMefistófeles
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