Definition: evil spirit; devil
Definition: evil spirit; devil
Sentences Containing 'fiend'
Now what cozening fiend it was, gentlemen, that possessed Radney to meddle with such a man in that corporeally exasperated state, I know not; but so it happened.
But not only is the sea such a foe to man who is an alien to it, but it is also a fiend to its own off-spring; worse than the Persian host who murdered his own guests; sparing not the creatures which itself hath spawned.
The continual sight of the fiend shapes before me, capering half in smoke and half in fire, these at last begat kindred visions in my soul, so soon as I began to yield to that unaccountable drowsiness which ever would come over me at a midnight helm.
"Bless my soul, and curse the foul fiend's," cried Bunger, stoopingly walking round Ahab, and like a dog, strangely snuffing; "this man's blood--bring the thermometer!--it's at the boiling point!--his pulse makes these planks beat!--sir!"--taking a lancet from his pocket, and drawing near to Ahab's arm.
Upon the opening of that fatal cork, forth flew the fiend, and shrivelled up his home.
Nor white whale, nor man, nor fiend, can so much as graze old Ahab in his own proper and inaccessible being.
The original Fiend Folio and Monster Manual II were also printed during the first edition, and numerous monsters appeared in other modules and game supplements at the time.
Just like with first edition, this edition included a Fiend Folio book and Monster Manual II, and debuted many new monsters in various game supplements.
This article comments that "the identity of that incarnate fiend was settled some time ago" and that the murderer was "a demented physician afflicted with wildly uncontrollable erotic mania."
"There's One in Every Family" is the second album released by rapper, Fiend.
This edition's "Fiend Folio" once again describes the farastu, kelubar, and shator demodands.
Even more spectacular examples of his peerless bravery ensued: during a trip to Hades to rescue his comrade-in-arms Thor, Volstagg offered to battle the Arch-Fiend Mephisto in return for his friend's noble soul (despite being aware that the God of Thunder had already bested the Lord of Hell in fair combat some time previously).
His only starring role was as the psychotic Kenny Wemys in "The Fiend" (1972), and he made his last film appearance in 1979 playing another psychopath in "When a Stranger Calls".
"The Bob Next Door" received positive reviews from critics; most agreed that it was a funny return for Sideshow Bob and an improvement over "Funeral for a Fiend" and "The Italian Bob."
Sharon Knolle of TV Squad said "I'd say overall this ep ranks with some of the better Sideshow Bob eps, if not the very best. Certainly, it beats the heck out of 'The Italian Bob' and 'Funeral for a Fiend.'".
The snyad (pestie) first appeared in the original first edition "Fiend Folio" (1981).
More Vocab Wordscontend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry