daemon

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  • noun

Synonyms for daemon

an evil supernatural being

a person who is part mortal and part god

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By tradition daimons appear in unexpected forms, and that was certainly true of Freud's.
Once in a generation, the carnival hosts a deadly competition that allows every daimon a chance to join the ruling elite.
of the later religious ideas we already find a second or visible God, loved as a Son and known to men; souls receiving light from God who keeps them from power daimons for ever; the driving of lost souls into outer darkness for ever; and the end of the world by water or fire and its renewal.
Merrily believes the creatures are daimons, quasi-beings that are neither purely flesh and blood nor purely spectral, but a mixture of the two.
He introduces, for example, new elements into his idylls: fantasy, in the form of daimons piloting a steam balloon, enters three of them; pain, in the form of heartbreak, enters the other.
MADISON Wisconsin ADONISM (Bloomsbury Thesaurus), AMIDONS (pl of amidon, Web2), ASMONDI (Asmondi, a demon, OED father 1916q), DAIMONS (OSPD), D-AMINOS (pl of damino, OED peptidoglycan 1975q), DAMIONS (Damion's [or plural] OED round-house 1958q), DAMONIS (Damonis = of Damon, OED Latian 1879q), DAMOSIN (OED damson), DIAMONS (= diamonds, OED pointed 1575q), DIMONAS (pl of Dimona, author OED yacht 1974q), DOMAINS (Mathematical Glossary of Exciting, Enervating, Scintillating, and Vibrant Terms [privately published], and many other sources), DOMINAS (pl domina), MAIDONS (OED head 1400q), MANDIOS (pl of mandio, OED manioc), MANIDOS (ST: pl of OED manido = Manitou), MONDIAS (pl of m ondia, a genus of dicotyledon), MONIDAS (pl of Monida, town on Montana-Idaho border), ODISMAN (OED oddsman)
She is visited by muses, angels and daimons who influence the way she writes: (33) 'Mudam todos os dias os querubins que aparecem dancando na cena do texto'.
6) In an image used both in the Laws and in the Statesman, Plato describes the peaceful age of Cronus, when human beings were ruled by superhuman daimons under the supervision of the god (Laws 713a-714b, Statesman 268d-274e).