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  • n  a cruel woman

  • In a kingdom with few smokers (owing in part to a local belief that traces the tobacco plant's origin to a she-devil), the black-market price of a pack of Marlboros has doubled, to .
  • Last of all came La Diabla, the she-devil.
  • There she tries to live up to her subtitled name of "she-devil" by delicately flogging her peons, riding like Tom Mix and crossing swords with an evil-visaged bandit.

  • John Edwards in United Press International
    We know these people. We know their game plan,Edwards said. "They're going to attack us personally. They attacked (his wife) Elizabeth personally, because she stood up to that she-devil Ann Coulter. : I should not have name-called. But the...
  • George Frideric Handel in Independent
    According to the historian John Mainwaring, Handel responded to Cuzzoni's refusal to sing at rehearsal with a threat of his own, announcing: "Oh! Madame, I know well that you are a real she-devil, but I hereby give you notice that I am Beelzebub,...
  • Ann Coulter in Boston Globe (registration)
    Well, I suspect the election will not be close and I will not have to pull the lever for the she-devil,Coulter said. "I do think a serious argument could be made. It's terrifying that this is the point we've come to in this country right...

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