daemon

Definitions of daemon
  1. noun
    an evil supernatural being
    synonyms: daimon, demon, devil, fiend
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    incubus
    a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women
    succuba, succubus
    a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men
    dibbuk, dybbuk
    (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
    type of:
    evil spirit
    a spirit tending to cause harm
  2. noun
    a person who is part mortal and part god
    synonyms: demigod
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    Adonis
    (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone
    type of:
    deity, divinity, god, immortal
    any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
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