Word of the Day: Diablerie

It's the day before Halloween. So here's a word to get you in the mood:

diablerie(dee-OB-luh-ree) noun. 1. Sorcery; black magic; witchcraft. 2. Representation of devils or demons in words or pictures. 3. Mischievous conduct; deviltry.
Diablerie has roots in many languages: from the French, from diable, meaning devil; from Latin diabolus,; from Greek diabolos, "slanderer," from diaballein, "to slander," literally "to throw across," from dia-, "across" + ballein, "to throw."



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