Example sentences for: diabolical

How can you use “diabolical” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • She also understands the importance of evil, both metaphysical (Voldemort), and human: Petunia and Vernon Dursley, the Muggle aunt and uncle who raise Harry in his orphanhood, along with their doted-on, sublimely piggish son Dudley, are grotesques worthy of Roald Dahl; Draco Malfoy, Harry's nemesis at Hogwarts, and Severus Snape (she's terrific with names), the diabolical potions teacher, are brilliant foils for Harry's flawed, instinctual goodness.

  • "I think there are very few rational people in this world to whom the word '[expletive]' is particularly diabolical or revolting or totally forbidden."

  • Depending on your point of view, the ad is either edgy or diabolical.

  • Editorialists admired and reviled his diabolical shrewdness.

  • The evil super-rich girl makes a diabolical bet with her stepbrother that he can't corrupt the new girl at school.


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