plural of deity
as in gods
a being having superhuman powers and control over a particular part of life or the world to the ancient Greeks, Zeus was the deity who ruled over the sky and weather, and Poseidon was god of the sea

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“Deities.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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