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An example use of devil in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… thorny devil but perhaps the most famous …”
The devil is a personification of evil.
the word devil occurs in english on average 17.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that devil can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;