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Word of the Day 11/11/18 Diablerie

Diablerie (noun)
diablerie [dee-ah-bluh-ree; French dya-bluh-ree]


noun, plural di·a·ble·ries [dee-ah-bluh-reez; French dya-bluh-ree] /diˈɑ blə riz; French dya bləˈri/.
1. diabolic magic or art; sorcery; witchcraft.
2. the domain or realm of devils.
3. the lore of devils; demonology.
4. reckless mischief; deviltry.

Related Words for diablerie
devilish, sorcery, witchcraft, devilry, deviltry, satanism

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Origin: 1745–55; < French, Old French, equivalent to diable devil + -erie -ery


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