demon


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  • noun

Synonyms for demon

Synonyms for demon

an evil supernatural being

a cruel wicked and inhuman person

someone extremely diligent or skillful

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Leading it were two hideous demons, also clad in buckram, with countenances so frightful that Sancho, having once seen them, shut his eyes so as not to see them again.
It was the picture of a lithe, white-skinned youth swinging through the trees in company with a band of huge apes, and the old eyes blinked and a great fear came into them--the superstitious fear of one who believes in ghosts and spirits and demons.
This medicine must be short medicine, however, for the creature, god or demon, was steadily closing up the distance which had separated them.
He would make no poor cast; he would take pains, and he would hurl his weapon with such great force as would finish the demon forever.
Against many times their own number of black warriors would they have raced to the protection of their chief; but this weird jungle demon filled them with terror.
My mother was a voodoo, my father was a snake; I live upon lions' hearts and the entrails of the panther; I eat young babies for breakfast and the demons of the jungle are my slaves.
said Bob Sawyer, still prompted by the demon aforesaid.
Dinah did not know that the crowd was silent, gazing at her with a sort of awe--she did not even know how near they were to the fatal spot, when the cart stopped, and she shrank appalled at a loud shout hideous to her ear, like a vast yell of demons.
by a cry, at first muffled and broken, like the sobbing of a child, and then quickly swelling into one long, loud, and continuous scream, utterly anomalous and inhuman - a howl - a wailing shriek, half of horror and half of triumph, such as might have arisen only out of hell, conjointly from the throats of the dammed in their agony and of the demons that exult in the damnation.
Scarcely waiting for their craft to touch, the creatures manning them leaped among the therns with the fury of demons.
Never did I witness such a malign lust for blood as these demons of the outer air evinced in their mad battle with the therns.
That one came too close to the ape-man's craft before its occupants realized that their fellows were pitted against demons instead of men.
Kaviri was so busily engaged with the demons that had entered his own craft that he could offer no assistance to his warriors in the other.
Tracey added: "I wake up every morning in agony because of the demon.
Rumors of powerful demon lords such as Demogorgon, Orcus and Grazz't terrorizing the denizens of the Underdark have begun to filter up to the cities of the Sword Coast.