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[dee-ahb-luh] /diˈɑb lə/
highly spiced; prepared with hot or piquant seasoning; deviled. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Our Indian had paid the price of his own blood-lust and diable's enmity.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • In deficiency of speech, the animal reiterated its obeisances— "diable!"

  • You mean she put you out—ah, oui, she has a diable of a temper when angry.

    The Mask

    Arthur Hornblow
  • This diable of a gun has made you lose three valuable years.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • It must be confessed that this diable of a man has an indescribable charm about him.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • The gruff voice said repeatedly 'sacr,' 'diable,' and once 'mon Dieu.'

  • From the factory to the Col du diable is less than half a mile.

    The Frontier Maurice LeBlanc
  • And he handed Bouvard the second volume of the Mémoires du diable.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet Gustave Flaubert
  • After that nothing more was heard of the diable Vauvert or his imps.

    Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway
  • The diable boiteux, who lifted the roofs of houses, has been surpassed.

    South America To-day

    Georges Clemenceau

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