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Examples from the Web for daimon
His divine sign or daimon advised him throughout his life, and a jury of his peers condemned him to death.What is a Genius?
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The Mystic called the power that flashed up within him a daimon.
He is a "daimon," a mediator between the earthly and the divine.
The personality is only a form for the manifestation of the daimon.
Who is the "wise woman" who awakened the daimon in Socrates?
The daimon in Goethe has more progenitors than the one in a savage.
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Word Origin and History for daimon
transliteration of Greek daimon "lesser god, guiding spirit, tutelary deity," 1852; see demon. Employed to avoid the post-classical associations of that word.
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