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OTHER WORDS FROM MephistophelesMeph·is·to·phe·li·an, Meph·is·to·phe·le·an [‐stuh-fee-lee-uhn], /‐stəˈfi li ən/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for Mephistopheles
"A disguise for this demoiselle," announced Mephisto to the woman who met them.Violets and Other Tales|Alice Ruth Moore
Why, Mephisto has some pretty good traits; but Alexander Pope is as crooked as an interrogation-point, inside and out.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14|Elbert Hubbard
Mephisto changes himself into a horse—'with wings like a dromedary.'The Faust-Legend and Goethe's 'Faust'|H. B. Cotterill
"Indeed not," said Mr. Rutledge, feeling as Faust must have felt when Mephisto began to promise things.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
These they put into a small bag, and mephisto went back through the scullery into the back garden and hid these spoons in a bush.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for Mephistopheles
Derived forms of MephistophelesMephistophelean or Mephistophelian (ˌmɛfɪstəˈfiːlɪən), adjective
Cultural definitions for Mephistopheles
In the drama Faust by Goethe, a devil who tempts Faust into selling his soul to the powers of darkness. Mephistopheles also appears, with his name spelled Mephistophilis, in the sixteenth-century English play Doctor Faustus, by Christopher Marlowe.