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demonology

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noun de·mon·ol·o·gy \ˌdē-mə-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Definition of demonology

  1. 1 :  the study of demons or evil spirits

  2. 2 :  belief in demons :  a doctrine of evil spirits

  3. 3 :  a catalog of enemies <the liberal creed at that time put Big Business in a central place in its demonology — Carl Kaysen>

de·mon·olog·i·cal play \ˌdē-mə-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
de·mon·ol·o·gist play \-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun


1597

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1597


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