Prince of Darkness

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Prince of Darkness

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) another name for Satan

Prince′ of Dark′ness


n.
Satan.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Prince of Darkness - (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of GodPrince of Darkness - (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
References in classic literature ?
At such moments it would not have been difficult to have fancied the dusky savage the Prince of Darkness brooding on his own fancied wrongs, and plotting evil.
Fielding tells us that man is fire, and woman tow, and the Prince of Darkness sets a light to 'em.
And after Black Sabbath closed the festival in 2016, how could I not ask The Prince of Darkness to come back all on his own?
Still, it's hard to think of one more patently absurd than "Lucifer," which reveals that the Prince of Darkness has taken refuge on Earth, where, in the pilot, he decides to use his powers of persuasion to assist a local cop in solving crimes.
But it seems Graham, branded the Prince of Darkness by Todd's barrister, was only interested because she looked like Janet Brown, who he had murdered for her money.
Set in a leafy corner of Romania, Genndy Tartakovsky's lively romp imagines the Prince of Darkness as an overly protective father who has spent 118 years filling his daughter's head with horror stories about vicious humans.
We are privileged that the Prince of Darkness can help us mark this momentous milestone in style.
Sadly, Baron Mandelson seems hell-bent on living up to the "Poison Peter" image we'd hoped the Prince of Darkness had shed.
But the Prince of Darkness has won the hearts of his fellow Midlanders, and shown himself as a shining example to celebrities everywhere, with his insistence that a new movie about his life should feature an unknown lad from Birmingham.
IN addition to sending a message of comfort to the filthy rich and powerful that they will be protected and that any future regulation will be gently applied and business will be protected from the demands of working mothers, there can only be one other explanation for Brown's recall of Mandelson, the prince of darkness.
But what really irks me is that the Prince of Darkness, Lord Mandelson, is hobnobbing with them while pretending to be on our side.
The Prince of Darkness has been summoned from a remote region of Europe, and to everyone's surprise he deserted his lofty station immediately to offer his considerable powers to ease our fluttering hearts.