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Vathʹek

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The hero of Beckford’s fairy romance. He is a haughty, effeminate monarch, induced by a malignant genius to commit all sorts of crimes. He abjures his faith, and offers allegiance to Eblis, under the hope of obtaining the throne of the pre-Adamite sultans.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Vanessa
Vanity Fair
Vanoc
Vantage Loaf
Varina
Varnish
Varro
Varuna
Vassal
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Vaudeville
Vaugirard
Vauxhall or Fauxhall
Ve
Veal. Calf
Vedas or Vedams
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