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noun as in evil, devilish being or influence

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Students moan and growl and shriek and yawp, as if exorcising demons in a ritualistic ceremony.

It was forbidden to be eaten, and seen as having powers that beat back “demons and sorcerers” as well as “misfortune.”

They wanted to expel the demons which they believed caused impure thoughts.

You can clink your wine glass and deliver an impassioned speech about conquering the demons that kept you confined in the closet.

His new memoir examines Joplin, demons, riotous—and romantic—antics, and all.

In the next chapter he gives his twelve disciples authority over demons.

"Without doubt; true demons incarnate," replied the veracious priest.

His name is less romantic than those of the wonted demons of legend and folklore.

He believed in demons, spirits, and dragons, and in nearly every house were idols in honour of the imaginary deities.

Demons—was the horrible word that flashed through his brain like a sheet of fire.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demons, such as: beast, villain, monster, incubus, rascal, and brute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.