OTHER WORDS FROM MephistophelesMeph·is·to·phe·li·an, Meph·is·to·phe·le·an [‐stuh-fee-lee-uhn], /‐stəˈfi li ən/, adjective
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How to use Mephistopheles in a sentence
But these kids make for wan enemies, after the Mephistopheles Berezovsky almost too small to pick on.
N is for Ben Nelson, who, but for the grace of Lieberman, would have been Mephistopheles-in-chief.
He stood with one arm akimbo, the other resting on the table, and grinned like a vulgar Mephistopheles.A Butterfly on the Wheel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
"Let me be your banker, dear Miss Warrender," whispered the aged Mephistopheles who stood behind her chair.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume III (of 3)|Charles James Wills
In short, in less than half an hour he returned with our old acquaintances, brutus and mephistopheles.
To work this scheme mephistopheles required a beautiful large new tent; the serpentine man bought it.
He could see nothing at that distance but the dark body of mephistopheles passing at intervals between him and the white tent.
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.