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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
Every Czech family’s photo album has the requisite picture of a wide-eyed, screaming child who absolutely lost it when Mom and Dad rolled out the welcome mat for Mephistopheles.I brought my kids to the Devil for Christmas. And they’re fine. Right?|Petula Dvorak|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Underneath wisps of tawny hair, rather Mephistophelian, were clear-blue eyes, brilliant and sharp as a brigands.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
A halo still surrounds the Mephistophelian figure which incarnates the Hohenzollern spirit.German Problems and Personalities|Charles Sarolea
What he saw caused a sort of Mephistophelian grin to curve his lips.Ann Arbor Tales|Karl Edwin Harriman
Van Slyck's eyes danced with satisfaction, and his saturnine smile was almost Mephistophelian.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
One of the guests, a diplomatist, of Mephistophelian aspect and species, took advantage of it to turn the conversation.
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.