fiendish


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The two gigantic negroes that now laid hold of Tom, with fiendish exultation in their faces, might have formed no unapt personification of powers of darkness.
My original soul seemed, at once, to take its flight from my body and a more than fiendish malevolence, gin-nurtured, thrilled every fibre of my frame.
The words heard by the party upon the staircase were the Frenchman's exclamations of horror and affright, commingled with the fiendish jabberings of the brute.
These colors had now assumed, and were momentarily assuming, a startling and most intense brilliancy, that gave to the spectral and fiendish portraitures an aspect that might have thrilled even firmer nerves than my own.
cried Giovanni, still with the same fiendish scorn.
He was exerting then his utmost strength of lung against the infamous plot to expose him to the derision of the fiendish associates of that obscene woman
He thanked God for it, in a fiendish tone as though he were cursing.
Pennifeather had struck him, and the fiendish expression which then arose upon his countenance, although momentary, assured me that his threat of vengeance would, if possible, be rigidly fulfilled.
Somewhere there, on that desolate plain, was lurking this fiendish man, hiding in a burrow like a wild beast, his heart full of malignancy against the whole race which had cast him out.
A man must have used most fiendish treachery or most savage and amazing bodily daring to have stormed such a wall in spite of an armed man.
I suppose my face must have lost some of its alleged sympathy as he set forth this fiendish plot.
The whole party, Small included, are blackened with dust and dirt and present a fiendish appearance not relieved by the general aspect of the room.