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2 definitions found
 for mephistophelean
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mephistophelean \Meph`is*to*phe"le*an\, Mephistophelian
  \Meph`is*to*phe"li*an\(? or ?), prop. a.
     Pertaining to, or resembling, the devil Mephistopheles, "a
     crafty, scoffing, relentless fiend;" devilish in character or
     aspect; crafty; showing cunning or ingenuity or wickedness;
     as, a mephistophelean glint in his eye.
  
     Syn: devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelean.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mephistophelean
      adj 1: showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of
             a devil; "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and
             diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical
             expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his
             eye" [syn: devilish, diabolic, diabolical,
             mephistophelian, mephistophelean]

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