Sentence Examples

  • Shadow People: Often considered a dark force entity or demonic in nature, these ghosts can take the general shape of a being, but are sometimes seen as a globule of black smoke.
  • The history of religion presents other examples of the degradation of holy to demonic figures on occasion of religious schism.
  • There are some intensely vivid descriptions of the resurrection and the last day which must have exercised a demonic power over men who were quite unfamiliar with such pictures.
  • When the divine is most completely conceived as unity, the demonic is also so conceived; and over against God stands Satan, or the devil.
  • The Vedic deities of the nobler sort, the shining devas, the asuras (the " breathers " or living, perhaps to be identified with the Scandinavian cesir) rose above a vast multitude of demonic powers, many of them doubtless derived from the local customs and beliefs of the native races whom the immigrant Aryans subdued.