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demoniacal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Demoniac  \De*mo"ni*ac\,  Demoniacal  \Dem`o*ni"a*cal\  (?;  277),  a. 
  [L.  daemoniacus  fr  daemon;  cf  F.  d['e]moniaque.  See 
  {Demon}.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  or  characteristic  of  a  demon  or  evil 
  spirit;  devilish;  as  a  demoniac  being  demoniacal 
  practices. 
 
  Sarcastic,  demoniacal  laughter.  --Thackeray. 
 
  2.  Influenced  or  produced  by  a  demon  or  evil  spirit;  as 
  demoniac  or  demoniacal  power.  ``Demoniac  frenzy.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  demoniacal 
  adj  1:  in  a  murderous  frenzy  as  if  possessed  by  a  demon;  "the 
  soldier  was  completely  amuck";  "berserk  with  grief"; 
  "a  berserk  worker  smashing  windows"  [syn:  {amuck},  {amok}, 
  {berserk},  {demoniac},  {possessed(p)}] 
  2:  resembling  or  suggesting  possession  by  a  demon;  "demoniac 
  energy";  "a  demoniacal  fit"  [syn:  {demoniac}] 




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