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demon

noun
variants: or daemon

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1 an evil spirit
  • only in rare cases is the ancient rite of exorcism performed to cast out a troublesome demon

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2 a source of persistent emotional distress
  • a man who was finally able to conquer his demons and kick his drug habit

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The first known use of demon was before the 12th century

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“Demon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demon. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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