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fiend

(Addict), noun abuser, drug abuser, drug addict, drug user, narcotics addict, person hooked on something, user

fiend

(Enthusiast), noun admirer, adorer, buff, crazed fan, devotee, disciple, fan, fanatic, idolizer, individual with a onetrack mind, individual with a single minded dogma, infatuate, lover, worshiper, zealot
See also: enthusiast
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Dimmesdale's outcry, and interpreted it, with its multitudinous echoes and reverberations, as the clamour of the fiends and night-hags, with whom she was well known to make excursions in the forest.
In an apartment of the forecourt overlooked by cooing doves he would sit, while she laid aside her useless veil and chattered of spirits and fiends of Kulu, of grandchildren unborn, and of the free-tongued brat who had talked to her in the resting-place.
Unfathomable to mere mortals is the lore of fiends.
The mountainous surges suggest the idea of innumerable dumb gigantic fiends struggling in impotent agony.
We'll see it through if all the fiends of the pit were loose upon the moor.
Rather, O blessed one, give you me boldness to abide within the harmless laws of peace, avoiding strife and hatred and the violent fiends of death.
He scarce had ceas't when the superiour Fiend Was moving toward the shore; his ponderous shield Ethereal temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the TUSCAN Artist views At Ev'ning from the top of FESOLE, Or in VALDARNO, to descry new Lands, Rivers or Mountains in her spotty Globe.
The avenging fiend, it rides Upon an atmosphere of death.
Under the tutelage of the mad god, White Fang became a fiend.
Thus passed the night so foul, till Morning fair Came forth with pilgrim steps, in amice grey, Who with her radiant finger stilled the roar Of thunder, chased the clouds, and laid the winds, And griesly spectres, which the Fiend had raised To tempt the Son of God with terrors dire.
Caedmon next tells how the fiend tempted first the man and then the woman with guileful lies to eat of the fruit which had been forbidden to them, and how Eve yielded to him.
I know you, ye higher men, I know him,--I know also this fiend whom I love in spite of me, this Zarathustra: he himself often seemeth to me like the beautiful mask of a saint,