demoniacal


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Synonyms for demoniacal

frenzied as if possessed by a demon

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A third great war would almost surely have ensued, had not the appalling power of nuclear weaponry deterred the demoniacal and non-demoniacal alike.
1 took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited, where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively, catching and fearing each sound as if it were to announce the approach of the demoniacal corpse to which I had so miserably given life.
An 1842 Chinese Repository article records that in Guangzhou Westerners were imagined "as strange as can be well conceived, almost akin to the demoniacal natures ascribed to ghouls and genii in Arabian story" (325-26).
Some demoniacal abortionists have even murdered healthy babies while they are being born by stabbing them in the back of their necks with surgical scissors to cut their spinal cords.
As further evidence of Crispulo's demoniacal and dishonorable (i.
personally experienced this demoniacal or seducing power of music when
The earliest theorist of magic realism, Franz Roh, described its "miracle of an apparent persistence and duration in the midst of a demoniacal flux" (21).
I took refuge in the court-yard belonging to the house which I inhabited; where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively, catching and fearing each sound as if it were to announce the approach of the demoniacal corpse to which I had so miserably given life.
At least the anger is strong enough, loud enough to make our rulers wake up to the weakness of our laws in confronting a malaise that has acquired demoniacal proportions.
This word is now used by all and sundry, to everything and anything, to justify th eir personal deviations and demoniacal frenzy.
With origins in the medieval period, the disease was associated with the idea of premium or punishment to mother or son, and even understood as demoniacal possession.
But the problem is how to take Bipasha's image of the demoniacal diva beyond Raaz 3?
The berserkr was closely associated with madness because he had the ferocity of an animal, could work himself up into a state of frenzy, and seemed to be demoniacal.
As Kristeva observes with regards to Biblical concern with demoniacal force, "what is the demoniacal-an inescapable, repulsive, and yet nurtured abomination?
Givat Arye residents did not steal into Arab villages in the darkness of night to sow death and destruction in demoniacal fury.