caco·​de·​mon | \ ˌka-kə-ˈdē-mən How to pronounce cacodemon (audio) \

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cacodemonic \ ˌka-​kə-​di-​ˈmä-​nik How to pronounce cacodemonic (audio) \ adjective

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he'd often wrestle with his conscience, but inevitably the cacodemons would win
Recent Examples on the Web Fat and floaty cacodemons vomit onto the streets, turning the pavement to rubble. Matthew Gault, Time, "Watch Us Play Doom Eternal, the Most Pure Form of Doom Ever Made," 21 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of cacodemon

1538, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cacodemon

Greek kakodaimōn, from kak- cac- + daimōn spirit

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“Cacodemon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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