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diable

[ dee-ah-bluh ]

adjective

  1. highly spiced; prepared with hot or piquant seasoning; deviled.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of diable1

French: literally, “devil” ( devil ( def ) )

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Example Sentences

It was formerly a practice in France to swear par le diable de Biterne.

When I pay ten shillings to hear you speak I want you to know how, que diable!

One has one's form, que diable, and a mighty good thing that one has.

Involuntarily his face softened; this pauvre diable gazed upon eternity with the calm eyes of a Socrates.

Sandy he's take one leel drink up at de stable, and he's go mad lak one diable.'

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