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Origin of demon
Words nearby demon
Definition for demon (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for demon
You might think that to become a better person, you should squelch your inner demons, suppress your darker impulses.Are You Yoda or Darth Vader? - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Brian Gallagher|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
Added to the mix are a supporting cast of conjured “demons” including mid-20th writers and chat show regulars James Baldwin, Truman Capote, and Ayn Rand.
No matter how much he burrows into his mind, he must face the demon of death.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While Ichabod is checking for non-existent cell service, Abbie learns that Moloch is planning to release a demon army on earth.Naked Ben Franklin Christens the Campy Return of ‘Sleepy Hollow’|Amy Zimmerman|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What a demon, a behemoth, evil just seems to be seeping through him.
Occasionally, he will use the Bible as a sword, “stabbing” the possessed in the back to force the demon to engage.
He held it there, not breathing, waiting for the demon to say something.
If you cannot exorcise the demon of prejudice, you can chain him down to law and reason.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
That outstretched, mocking hand—was it what the abstainers called the "demon of drink?"A Republic Without a President and Other Stories|Herbert Ward
And often, he had had a curious fancy—to be a demon himself, imagine!Zut and Other Parisians|Guy Wetmore Carryl
Charles shrank back, and the word "Demon" unconsciously escaped his lips.Varney the Vampire|Thomas Preskett Prest
And doubtless with my smoke-grimed face and fiendish rage I looked a demon.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for demon
- a person who is extremely skilful in, energetic at, or devoted to a given activity, esp a sporta demon at cycling
- (as modifier)a demon cyclist