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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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daemondae‧mon /ˈdiːmən/ noun [countable]  RRa creature in ancient Greek stories that is half a god and half a mandemon
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daemonHigh Mages are wonderful in defence and against daemons.If you suspect you will be facing a greater daemon spare no effort to acquire the Banishment spell.Portholes were few and usually hatched over with leering daemon masks.The tide of magic ebbed and the daemons were suddenly left stranded and dying, like fish caught out of water.Lightning split the night and the daemon was knocked back.It carved the daemon in two.With a sweep of one mighty fist, the daemon dashed the wounded warrior aside.This is, at least, one way of explaining an otherwise very peculiar aspect of Minoan religion - the daemons.
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