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 for fiendish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fiendish \Fiend"ish\, a.
     Like a fiend; diabolically wicked or cruel; infernal;
     malignant; devilish; hellish. -- Fiend"ish*ly, adv. --
     Fiend"ish*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or
             befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that
             could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene";
             "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a
             fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal
             instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"
             [syn: demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish,
             hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  77 Moby Thesaurus words for "fiendish":
     Draconian, Mephistophelian, Tartarean, animal, anthropophagous,
     atrocious, bad, baleful, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, bestial,
     bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, brutal, brutalized, brute,
     brutish, cannibalistic, cruel, cruel-hearted, cursed, damnable,
     demoniac, demoniacal, demonic, demonish, demonlike, devil-like,
     devilish, diabolic, diabolical, evil, execrable, fell, feral,
     ferocious, fiendlike, fierce, ghoulish, heinous, hellborn, hellish,
     infernal, inhuman, inhumane, malefic, maleficent, malevolent,
     malicious, malign, malignant, monstrous, murderous, ogreish,
     outrageous, ruthless, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic,
     savage, serpentine, sharkish, sinister, slavering, subhuman,
     truculent, unchristian, uncivilized, ungodly, unhallowed, unhuman,
     vicious, wicked, wolfish

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