Origin of diabolic
Examples from the Web for diabolical
At some point, show creator Mark Burnett made the diabolical decision to extend the show to 120 minutes.Donald Trump Fires Woman For Not Calling Bill Cosby|Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sharry blames a “diabolical marketing scheme” by smugglers that led to a sudden doubling of the numbers.The White House’s Woman in the Immigration Crosshairs|Eleanor Clift|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most diabolical gift you can give a grad is my book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big.10 Terrible Gift Ideas for Graduates From Dilbert Creator Scott Adams|Scott Adams|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Park did his best to rescue the diabolical concoction from absurdity.
Meet the diabolical family-like group who runs one of the biggest—and most frightening—haunted houses in America.The House of Shock Is Terrifying Its Guests and Causing Controversy—and the Zombies Who Run the Show Are Loving It|Tyler Gillespie|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was quite clear that he could not endure the thought of being "swung" for his diabolical deed.Anderson Crow, Detective|George Barr McCutcheon
But that was only reckoned fresh evidence of her diabolical power.Curious, if True|Elizabeth Gaskell
Somnambulism is, with Luther, the result of diabolical agency.German Culture Past and Present|Ernest Belfort Bax
The stranger said nothing, but his eye looked a diabolical suggestion.The Story of a Mine|Bret Harte
He shows a diabolical cunning in the manufacture of his weapons.The Great White Tribe in Filipinia|Paul T. Gilbert
Word Origin for diabolic
late 14c., from Old French diabolique (13c.), from Late Latin diabolicus, from Ecclesiastical Greek diabolikos "devilish," from diabolos (see devil (n.)).