devilishness

devilish ADJECTIVE 1) like a devil in evil and cruelty. 2) mischievous. 3) very difficult to deal with.
ADVERB informal, dated very; extremely: a devilish clever chap.
DERIVATIVES devilishly adverb devilishness noun.

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