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English noun: fiend

1. fiend (person) a cruel wicked and inhuman person


Synonymsdemon, devil, monster, ogre


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable person, unpleasant person


Narrower (hyponym)demoniac

2. fiend (person) an evil supernatural being


Synonymsdaemon, daimon, demon, devil


Broader (hypernym)evil spirit


Narrower (hyponym)dibbuk, dybbuk, incubus, succuba, succubus

3. fiend (person) a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)


SamplesA fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.


Synonymsfanatic


Broader (hypernym)enthusiast, partisan, partizan









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