How to use advocatus diaboli in a sentence
Still, I must confess that, in advancing these arguments, I feel somewhat like an advocatus diaboli.A Librarian's Open Shelf | Arthur E. Bostwick
Discussion of the eternal servant problem is apt to be one-sided; it was quite time that we heard from the advocatus diaboli.
Then Arnold, or Arnold's secret advocatus diaboli, began upon another and quite different line.In Luck at Last | Walter Besant
The dramatist played the advocatus diaboli very cleverly, and the other side felt that its case had been stated fairly.Our Stage and Its Critics | "E.F.S." of "The Westminster Gazette"
Jimmy, advocatus diaboli in the matter, put the case for wrong-doing as strongly as he could.The Smuggler's Cave | George A. Birmingham
British Dictionary definitions for advocatus diaboli
another name for the devil's advocate
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