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demons, plural;
  1. An evil spirit or devil, esp. one thought to possess a person or act as a tormentor in hell

  2. A cruel, evil, or destructive person or thing
    • - I was a little demon, I can tell you
  3. A forceful, fierce, or skillful performer of a specified activity
    • - a friend of mine is a demon cook
    • - a demon for work
  4. Reckless mischief; devilry
    • - his eyes are bursting with pure demon

  1. devil: an evil supernatural being
  2. monster: a cruel wicked and inhuman person
  3. someone extremely diligent or skillful; "he worked like a demon to finish the job on time"; "she's a demon at math"
  4. (demonic) extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; " ...
  5. In religion and mythology, occultism and folklore, a demon (or daemon, daimon; from Greek daimôn) is a supernatural being that is generally described as a malevolent spirit; however, the original neutral connotation of the Greek word daimon does not carry the negative one that was later ...
  6. The McDonnell F3H Demon was a subsonic swept-wing United States Navy carrier-based jet fighter aircraft. After severe problems with Westinghouse J40 engine that was ultimately abandoned, the successor to the F2H Banshee served starting in 1956 redesigned with the J71 engine.Angelucci, 1987. p. ...
  7. Fiends is the third album from the Christian rock band Chasing Victory, released only months before the band officially broke up. This album is a change of style for the band. ...
  8. Aldebaran (α Tau, α Tauri, Alpha Tauri) is an orange giant star located about 65 light years away in the zodiac constellation of Taurus. With an average apparent magnitude of 0.87 it is the brightest star in the constellation and is one of the brightest stars in the nighttime sky. ...
  9. Fairies, in the fictional series Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, are beings, usually shorter than a human, who possess magic properties. The average height of a fairy is exactly 1 metre, one centimetre. All the fairies have retreated below the Earth to escape the destructiveness of the human race. ...
  10. Demon are an English rock/metal group, formed in 1979 by vocalist Dave Hill and guitarist Mal Spooner, both hailing from Leek, Staffordshire. They drew their initial audience from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement in 1980.
  11. An evil spirit; A fallen angel or Satanic divinity; a false god; One’s inner spirit or genius, a daimon; A spirit or lesser divinity between men and gods; A foible; a flaw in a person’s character; Someone of remarkable or diabolical energy or ability
  12. (demonic) Pertaining to demons or evil spirits; demoniac; Pertaining to dæmons in ancient Greek thought; concerning supernatural ‘genius’
  13. (DEMONIC) Anything caused by demons.
  14. (Demonic) Grotesque as "the demonic made trivial". See Lee Byron Jennings The Ludicrous Demon: Aspects of the Grotesque in German Post-Romantic Prose.
  15. (Demonic) Jews were portrayed as possessing the attributes of the Devil, the personification of evil. They were depicted with horns, tails, the beard of a goat and could be recognized by a noxious smell. ...
  16. (Demonic) Usually this term is used when something intelligent is Haunting that is either in-human or an extremely powerful human spirit.
  17. (DEMONS) (Isaiah 34:14). — So does D. V, translate çíyyîm; it is certainly a mistake. The word at issue is generally believed to refer to the hyena (hyœna striata), still found everywhere in caves and tombs, So also is the word "devils" of Baruch 4:35, We possess no longer the Hebrew text of the ...
  18. (DEMONS) AND EVIL SPIRITS [from Greek daimon = a spirit]
  19. (DEMONS) The spirit children who joined Satan in his rebellion. They were immediately consigned to outer darkness, thus depriving them of any chance of continuing their progression to godhood. Also see SATAN, OUTER DARKNESS.
  20. (Demons) A term used to describe spirits that affect the lives of human beings.
  21. (Demons) Both evil and good spirits that can and do intervene with mankind. Demons are also defined as the workers of Satan's will, tempting humans to sin against God.
  22. (Demons) Creatures from other worlds or planes of existence, brought here against their will or to do violence. They come in many forms but all are dangerous.
  23. (Demons) Latika believes that Janeway and Paris are demons after he sees them appear out of thin air. (Time and Again)
  24. (Demons) Malicious ultradimensionals. Examples include Wampus Cats and Crossroads Demons. The word is most often used to describe humanoid ultradimensionals, but can also describe Hell Hounds and similar creatures.
  25. (Demons) Non-human species of being whose general role in life is to destroy, corrupt or otherwise mess with humanity. All Demons have wings and a tell. Demons may join Houses (see Houses). Demons who do not stick to their life role will fall and become Ascended Demons. ...