Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 980 (Demon)

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#980. Demon.-- N. demon, daemon, demonry[obs], demonology; evil genius, fiend, familiar, daeva[obs], devil; bad spirit, unclean spirit; cacodemon[obs], incubus, Eblis, shaitan[obs], succubus, succuba; Frankenstein's monster; Titan, Shedim, Mephistopheles, Asmodeus[obs], Moloch, Belial, Ahriman[obs]; fury, harpy; Friar Rush.

vampire, ghoul; afreet[obs], barghest[obs], Loki; ogre, ogress; gnome, gin, jinn, imp, deev[obs], lamia[obs]; bogie, bogeyman, bogle[obs]; nis[obs], kobold[obs], flibbertigibbet, fairy, brownie, pixy, elf, dwarf, urchin; Puck, Robin Goodfellow; leprechaun, Cluricaune[obs], troll, dwerger[obs], sprite, ouphe[obs], bad fairy, nix, nixie, pigwidgeon[obs], will-o'-the wisp.

[Supernatural appearance] ghost, revenant, specter, apparition, spirit, shade, shadow, vision; hobglobin, goblin, orc; wraith, spook, boggart[obs], banshee, loup-garou[Fr], lemures[obs]; evil eye.

merman, mermaid, merfolk[obs]; siren; satyr, faun; manito[obs], manitou, manitu.

possession, demonic possession, diabolic possession; insanity &c.503.

[in jest, in science] Maxwell's demon.

[person possessed by a demon] demoniac.

Adj. demonic, demonical, impish, demoniacal; fiendish, fiend-like; supernatural, weird, uncanny, unearthly, spectral; ghostly, ghost-like; elfin, elvin[obs], elfish, elflike[obs]; haunted; pokerish [obs][U.S.].

possessed, possessed by a devil, possessed by a demon.

Adv. demonically.