demonic


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Synonyms for demonic

Synonyms for demonic

extremely evil or cruel

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At one point, he uses the terms exorcism and conjuration interchangeably; technically, this is inaccurate, since these are actually opposite processes--casting a demon out as opposed to requesting a demonic visitation.
These spiritual realities have the capacity to warp and distort the lives of those who belong to those groups, systems, and institutions, and in such a case becomes visibly demonic.
Leatherbarrow links these works by the theme of 'the electricity of human thought', the ensnaring web of pride that arises from solitude and that draws men into such demonic behaviour as risk-taking and attempting to impose narratives on others.
These works are particularly interested in the materiality of demons rather than demonic hierarchies or religious theories about the spirit realms.
Peck describes similar responses but also candidly admits to himself being a skeptic in this arena, believing alleged cases of demonic possession to be simply an overlooked or mishandled mental health diagnosis.
These people are crazed fanatics, and I want to say it now: I believe it's motivated by demonic power.
Despite the fact that the demonic perspective represents the oldest known explanation for deviant behavior, it still can have a powerful impact in theme development.
With more than 50 hours of gameplay, this is no walk in the park - in fact it will challenge even the most hardened RPG-gamers in a superb onslaught of real-time battles with more than 100 demonic creatures.
The choreographer's belief in the "eternal feminine" inspired nearly all his ballets, but in Don Quixote he tapped both the sacred and demonic sources of his devotion.
After Thompson's suicide on February 20, Bookforum asked Steadman to talk about his relationship to the gonzo journalist, how Thompson brought out the demonic in Steadman's own work, and what it's like to be chased out of Newport by the Coast Guard.
Demonic feline visitors Sparkle Stardust and Ganymede "Mede" are guests at the inn doing what they do best, interfering with the natural order of things so that chaos reigns.
Throughout the sixteenth and into the seventeenth century, it was widely understood that human beings shared the world with demonic agents, and that this world was mutable, fungible, and porous.
As the story comes to a close, it is revealed how the infant Celanire was used as a sacrifice, and demonic spirits that entered her lifeless body sought revenge.
Some of the tales take place in twelfth-century Mongolia; one in present day Mongolia; one follows a charcter from Sargent's "Venus" trilogy; a title story that delves just how far a nearly demonic literary agent will go to ensure that his fees are paid; and several more.
Strangely enough with the pro-Rebel lyrics, the main Rebel on the cover is clearly a demonic individual.