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They believed she had been possessed by devils.
I bet you were a little devil when you were younger.
Poor old devil, he doesn't get many visitors.
Go on, be a devil. Come out tonight.
The Irish economy is performing strongly, but the devil is in the detail.
We had a devil of a job persuading her not to leave.
What the devil is going on here?
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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
to put on clothes that make you look like someone else, for fun
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of devil from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.