Examples of demonic in a Sentence
the villain in the movie cackled with demonic laughter
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When the title hits the screen, the three sixes dissolve to red, emerging as the Number of the Beast as some canned, demonic go-go rock plays.
Ghosts, ghouls, witches, incubi, succubi, werewolves, possessing demons and demonic children are figures of fascination, repulsion and threat.
There’s an undercurrent of something much more plainly emotional with Martin, as demonic as his actions initially seem.
Within the first hour, a gruesome demonic creature bloodily murders two young people.
With his turn as Pennywise, the demonic clown popping out of sewer grates and terrorizing children in this year’s adaptation of Stephen King’s classic It, Skarsgård is staking his claim to work that poses a real challenge.
We cannot be divided and still defeat this new demonic racist force.
Driven by a demonic donor class and a sliver of their base, Republicans are trying to rope-a-dope everyone else.
Because of the imbalance of the knowledge, the group hopes to prove that the threat is real to Queen Cersei in order to unite Westeros’ warring factions against a common and demonic enemy.
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First Known Use of demonic
Synonymscacodemonic, demoniac (also demoniacal), demonian, fiendish (also demonical), devilish, diabolical (or diabolic), Luciferian, satanic
Antonymsangelic (or angelical)
Related Wordshellish, infernal; baleful, evil, sinister; malevolent, malicious, malignant; heinous, monstrous; black, immoral, iniquitous, nefarious, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked; barbarous, cruel, ferocious, inhuman, savage
Near Antonymscelestial, heavenly; beneficent, benevolent, benign, benignant; godly, holy, sainted, saintly; ethical, good, moral, righteous, virtuous
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