demon


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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.
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.
The other end of the thread which the demon had attached to my wings he had fastened to his foot.
The evil conscience and the shaken nerves of Front-de-B uf heard, in this strange interruption to his soliloquy, the voice of one of those demons, who, as the superstition of the times believed, beset the beds of dying men to distract their thoughts, and turn them from the meditations which concerned their eternal welfare.
"Either you are a demon," continued Felton, "or the baron--my benefactor, my father--is a monster.
(Yes, their eyes had met, and they had looked at each other.) Why, he had himself wished to take Rogojin by the hand and go in together, he had himself determined to go to him on the morrow and tell him that he had seen her, he had repudiated the demon as he walked to the house, and his heart had been full of joy.
Was there something in the whole aspect of the man, today, sufficient to justify the prince's terror, and the awful suspicions of his demon? Something seen, but indescribable, which filled him with dreadful presentiments?
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.
Behind him he had expected to see a horde of demons disguised as apes and panthers.
But the fear that he might indeed be a devil, and that out there in the jungle behind him his fierce demons waited to do his bidding, kept M'ganwazam from putting his desires into action.
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. Hetty's shriek mingled with the sound, and they clasped each other in mutual horror.
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