Satan

Sa"tan

(s"tn, st"n obs ), n. [Heb. stn an adversary, fr. stan to be adverse, to persecute: cf. Gr. Sata^n, Satana^s, L. Satan, Satanas.] The grand adversary of man; the Devil, or Prince of darkness; the chief of the fallen angels; the archfiend.
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I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
Luke x. 18.
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Sa*tan"ic

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Sa*tan"ic*al

(?), } a. [Cf. F. satanique, Gr. .] Of or pertaining to Satan; having the qualities of Satan; resembling Satan; extremely malicious or wicked; devilish; infernal. "Satanic strength." "Satanic host." Milton.
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Detest the slander which, with a Satanic smile, exults over the character it has ruined.
Dr. T. Dwight.
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-- Sa*tan"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Sa*tan"ic*al*ness, n.
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