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demonic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occult
demonicde‧mon‧ic /dɪˈmɒnɪk $ dɪˈmɑː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 CRUELwild and cruel 🔊 demonic laughter2 ROrelating to a demon 🔊 the demonic forces in the universedemonically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
demonicAnd the laughter ... The laughter was demonic.In fact, he looked a little demonic.She hated that demonic air of self-assurance that went with him.The second was the sight of strange mythological beasts and demonic gargoyles which surrounded and surmounted the gateway.Some viewed the girl's shaking as a sign of demonic possession.Was it a case of demonic possession?The beings inhabiting the Hells wear demonic shapes; those in the Heavens, godly.The demonic sound ceased as abruptly as if a celestial hand had placed a pillow over that squalling electronic mouth.Earthquakes rattle certain spots within the crust, and volcanoes explode with demonic violence.
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