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Supernatural BeingPlay
Used to describe malevolent supernatural beings in stories and mythology. SlideThe ancient texts spoke of a fiend that haunted the forest.
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Historical UsagePlay
Historically more common when talking about evil entities, less used this way today. SlideIn medieval times, they would often blame misfortunes on fiends.
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Literary FlairPlay
Adds a dramatic effect in literature or storytelling, suggesting great wickedness. SlideThe villain in the novel was not just a criminal, but a true fiend.