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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Insatiably striving for worldly knowledge and power even at the price of spiritual values.

Usage examples (27)
  • A faustian pact with the Devil
  • You are try to make a faustian deal, just thought I'd let you know.
  • I wish them well, but doing business in a police state will always be a faustian bargain.
  • George Wallace's political life, the time of his first defeat and of his "faustian bargain." for more
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