diabolize

Definitions

  • CARTOON ILLUSTRATING FRANKLIN'S DIABOLICAL SCALP STORY
    CARTOON ILLUSTRATING FRANKLIN'S DIABOLICAL SCALP STORY
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v diabolize turn into a devil or make devilish "Man devilized by war"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Diabolize To render diabolical.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • diabolize To render diabolical or devilish; impart diabolical ideas to.
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Quotations

  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    “In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.”
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich%20Nietzsche
    “In every ascetic morality man worships a part of himself as God and for that he needs to diabolize the other part.”

Usage

In literature:

Angelo says the duke has diabolical skill.
"Richard Carvel, Complete" by Winston Churchill
If the whole business were not so diabolically serious, it would be quite laughable.
"The Bride of the Nile, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Instead, she sprang into the bright room, espied the diabolical arrangement in the corner, and ran to pick it up.
"The Voice on the Wire" by Eustace Hale Ball
Their glitter seemed to offer a diabolical suggestion to Madge Scarlet.
"Dyke Darrel the Railroad Detective" by Frank Pinkerton
If so, it was an almost diabolically cruel reason.
"December Love" by Robert Hichens
The cat looked at him with great round eyes that were diabolical in their fixedness.
"Therese Raquin" by Emile Zola
Do you think the nine hundred and ninety-nine were created only to be destroyed, only to serve as puppets in your diabolical game?
"The Robbers A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
One part of his conduct was truly diabolical, if indeed it has not been exaggerated by the general prejudice entertained against his memory.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Vol. 1., Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Only the diabolical character of old Murdockson makes me augur the worst.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Volume 2, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
One part of his conduct was truly diabolical, if indeed it has not been exaggerated by the general prejudice entertained against his memory.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Remembered sin is the most utterly diabolical influence in the universe.
"Dr. Heidenhoff's Process" by Edward Bellamy
All those who drank that diabolical liquor were suddenly seized with a feverish rage, a lust of blood and murder.
"The Companions of Jehu" by Alexandre Dumas, père
Poor Lady Fawn, had she known it all, would have called it diabolical wickedness and inhuman cruelty.
"The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope
Another is happy at our expense; the sensation is a painful one, yet it has a diabolical fascination, and we fondle and caress it.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
The diabolical conjuror, the anger and the beating, seemed a long way off.
"Romola" by George Eliot
Why, man, it's diabolical!
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
Presently he conceived a plan so diabolical that none but Satan himself could have inspired it!
"Capitola's Peril" by Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
For six hours this poor creature endured every variety of agony which diabolical ingenuity could inflict.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
De Roberval's face, wrinkled and hard at any time, had now an expression of diabolical hate.
"Marguerite De Roberval" by T. G. Marquis
Now, gentlemen, I guess you will indorse me when I say it is diabolical.
"The White Rose of Memphis" by William C. Falkner
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In poetry:

Dark the sea was: but I saw him,
One great head with goggle eyes,
Like a diabolic cherub
Flying in those fallen skies.
"The Fish" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
I spoke—I know not what—and lo!
The diabolic birth
’Gan wildly writhing to and fro
As if in ghostly mirth
And then against me rushing so,
It dashed me to the earth!
"Ned Connor" by Charles Harpur

In news:

Who know all about back-room deals and the oft-diabolical influences of special interests and money.
Diabolical Turns Up Heat in Vanderbilt Win.
Diabolical gets back on track with Vanderbilt win.
Halloween is harmful to civil society because it encourages " diabolical " behavior, according to a group of Catholic bishops in Poland.
A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus.
They also diabolically distort Jewish sacred texts out of all recognition.
The super readers must stop the diabolical Eraser from wiping out all of the words in Reader Valley.
In this sly sendup, Goldilocks (who could be a cousin of Knuffle Bunny's Trixie) ventures into the home of three diabolical dinosaurs.
ProPublica Humdinger on a Diabolical CDO Scheme.
The most diabolical villain in movies this year takes you into his confidence in the opening minutes of Bart Layton's documentary The Imposter .
When the Boogeyman (Jude Law) hatches a diabolical plan to dash the dreams of sugarplums dancing in tykes' heads and to steal baby teeth left under their pillows at bedtime, it's clear that something must be done.
The 6am American Airlines flight from SFO is delayed two hours, gobbling up my layover and forcing me to trot a mile, lugging luggage, through the diabolical labyrinth that is Miami Airport.
Thirteen years later, he has only grown more diabolical.
It's the hilarious mind-bending adventure that challenges you to use wits over weaponry in a funhouse of diabolical science.
I love this proposal, how clever and diabolical.
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In science:

We consider the geometric phase and quantum tunneling in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
Since for generic Hermitian Hamiltonian the codimension of the diabolic point is three, it can be characterized by three parameters R = (X, Y , Z ).
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
The eigenstates |n, Ri give rise to the Berry’s connection defined by An (R) = ihn, R|∇R |n, Ri, and the curvature Bn = ∇R × An associated with An is the field strength of ‘magnetic’ monopole located at the diabolic point [1, 10].
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
In opposition to the diabolic point, at which the eigenvalues coincide while the eigenvectors still remain distinct, an exceptional point occurs when the eigenvalues and eigenvectors coalesce.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
Similar conclusion is valid for the diabolic point, excepting that at the diabolic point the eigenvectors remain distinct.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
The eigenvalues coalescence at the point R = 0, that yields the diabolic point if X = Y = Z = 0, and the exceptional point otherwise.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
This restriction is violated nearby the degeneracies related to any of diabolic point or exceptional point, where the eigenvalues coalesce.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
In particular case of SO(3) symmetry the related degeneracy is referred as the diabolic point, and the formula (48) reproduces the classical Berry result on two-fold degeneracy in parameter space .
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
In addition, the exceptional point is represented by the double cone with the apex at the origin of coordinates, and the diabolic point is just located at the origin of coordinates.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
In what follows we consider the behavior of the geometric phase γ near the critical points, starting with the diabolic point.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
It follows that the geometric phase behaves as the step-function near the diabolic point, and at the diabolic point one has the discontinuity of γ with the gap of 2π (Fig. 5).
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
Left panel: real part of geometric phase, ℜγ vs ρ and z = ∆ − ω , in the vicinity of the diabolic point given by ρ = z = 0 (δ = 0).
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
In the present paper we considered the geometric phase and quantum tunneling in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
Unfolding a diabolic point: a generalized crossing scenario. J.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
Diabolical points in the spectra of triangles.
Complex magnetic monopoles, geometric phases and quantum evolution in vicinity of diabolic and exceptional points
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