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demoniac

a person possessed by an evil spirit or demon
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Such renunciations, however, are always already degraded to mere performance--except, that is, for the one that takes place at the end of the film: after Miles's demoniacal boss Herb Myerson hires asthmatic hitman Wheezy Joe to kill Marylin; after Miles, unexpectedly wealthy upon the sudden death of Rex Rexroth, sets out to stop Wheezy Joe; and after Marylin, still married to Miles and unprotected by the Massey, hires Wheezy Joe to kill Miles; Miles and Marylin return to the bargaining table in an attempt to divorce one another amicably.
The latter transported European discourse of demoniacal witchcraft to the Caribbean with his novel Le Zombi du Grand-Perou, published in 1696 and the first colonial novel in French.
Lovett, a fright with a fondness for both a demoniacal barber and a street waif.
But they have the same arresting energy, black humour and grotesque artistic effects as Jorn, and similar roots in the more or less demoniacal underground art that has always existed in the Western world.
Bullen conjures some striking motifs, with demoniacal scutterings and low, swampy snarls.
12) Intellectual reflection is not what poems like the Corsair and the Bride of Abydos are about, Francis Jeffrey argued in 1814; they picture instead "the stronger passions," feelings that "enchant and agonise" readers' minds, providing alternately "divine inspiration, or demoniacal possession.
Michael Heyd scrutinizes the motives for Christians to call Sabbetai Tzvi a "Jewish Quaker"; they opposed his movement as an enthusiasm that resulted either from deceit or demoniacal influence.
I knew that America would never invest the necessary funds or energies in rehabilitation of its poor so long as adventures like Vietnam continued to draw men and skills and money like some demoniacal destructive suction tube.
Only such a memory can neutralize the demoniacal aspects of the past and prevent it from demonizing the present and the future.
15) The theory of chance which Oliveira Martins developed in one of his lines of historical discourse, attempts precisely to rationalize coincidences, to fit them into a logical model which will remove the enigmatic and apparently demoniacal character which can be seen in them, and which corresponds to a state of subliminal disturbance at the level of discourse.
Bunsen Honeydew shows up accompanied by his invention, Robot Rabbit, and a Muppet Labs notebook, while the demoniacal musician Dr.
on the sharing of place and function of these two gods and Kuiper 1979: 67 on "Varuna as a demoniacal figure and as the god of Death.