devil in disguise


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devil in disguise

Something or someone that appears to be good, useful, or benevolent, but that in reality proves to be the opposite. When I first met my ex-husband, I thought he was the nicest, most generous man alive, but he turned out to be the devil in disguise. The new cancer-treating drug held great promise, but it proved a devil in disguise when the true scale of its side effects became known.
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ViganE, concluding that his former boss had singled him out as the devil in disguise, complained in his next statement that Francis "compared me to the great accuser, Satan, who sows scandal and division in the Church, though without ever uttering my name".
Elvis impersonator RICHARD CARPENTER, 64, is barred from karaoke pubs in Exmouth, Devon, because of his Devil in Disguise behaviour.
AN Elvis fan has been banned from karaoke in his hometown by pub staff who seem to think he's the Devil in Disguise.
You are a devil in disguise! Should I tell them that," she (https://twitter.com/MsJoseline/media) posted .
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AFTER ruling cyberspace for trending on Twitter, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has been portrayed in a video as a devil in disguise.
Is he The Devil In Disguise or a Hound Dog in his Blue Suede Shoes?
SHE played something of a Devil in Disguise in Emmerdale, and now actress Sian Reeves is performing that very song six days a week in new musical Love Me Tender.
She played something of a Devil in Disguise in Emmerdale, now actress Sian Reeves is performing that very song six days a week in new musical Love Me Tender.
Cue great songs like The Devil In Disguise, Hound Dog and Blue Suede Shoes.
IS that the Devil In Disguise or new Sky Blues' signing Hermann Hreidarsson all at sea posing as Elvis?
Well since I am both a Capricorn and left-handed surely I must be the devil in disguise, yet with a heart of an angel.
DEVIL IN DISGUISE? Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall at their Welsh home in Llwyn-ywermod, which translates as Wormwood - mentioned in the Bible as the way the world will end - and above, Tim Cohen's book
BOOKS Camp comic Julian Clary's perfect summer read, Devil in Disguise FOOD A look inside four recipe books which are nothing short of Delicious TRAVEL Forget New York, for an exciting holiday in the US, head to Boston
Pellow plays Daryl Van Horne, a sleazy devil in disguise who has been accidentally conjured up by three bored women living in the sleepy but uptight town of Eastwick.