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I'm the sharpest blade, dripped in blood

Laughter I reaped, and suffering I brought

I'm wielded by the devil in his hall of marble,

who's weeping amidst a pile of rubble

What am I?

Hint: The riddle is metaphorical

Hint2: The answer is a human organ

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    $\begingroup$ Hi, welcome to Puzzling! Did you create this riddle? $\endgroup$
    – ACB
    Commented Aug 20, 2023 at 14:11
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    $\begingroup$ I create this by myself $\endgroup$
    – Monai
    Commented Aug 21, 2023 at 4:28
  • $\begingroup$ Naively, I can come up with rot13(n fplgur) but it doesn't match a lot of the clues. $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 23, 2023 at 6:33
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    $\begingroup$ It might be worth considering adding a hint to the riddle. $\endgroup$ Commented Aug 23, 2023 at 18:24
  • $\begingroup$ Hints are added $\endgroup$
    – Monai
    Commented Aug 27, 2023 at 7:27

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My guess is:

TONGUE

I'm the sharpest blade, dripped in blood

"The tongue is mightier than the sword". "Thoughtless words cut like a sword".

Laughter I reaped, and suffering I brought

Words can evoke laughter and suffering.

I'm wielded by the devil in his hall of marble,

Silver-tongued devil, hall of marble = teeth.

who's weeping amidst a pile of rubble

Not sure about this clue, but weeping could be salivating and the rubble could be chewed up food.

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice! The weeping part is just a little addition that verbal abuse hurts both the sender and receiver $\endgroup$
    – Monai
    Commented Aug 27, 2023 at 7:29

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