Possession by the devil

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Satanophany — Sa tan*oph a*ny, n. [Satan + Gr. ? to appear.] An incarnation of Satan; a being possessed by a demon. [R.] O. A. Brownson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satanophany — sātanophˈany noun (Gr phainein to show) an appearance of Satan • • • Main Entry: ↑Satan …   Useful english dictionary

  • -phany — fənē, ni noun combining form ( es) Etymology: Late Greek phania, phaneia, from Greek phainein to show more at fancy : appearance : manifestation pneumatophany Satanophan …   Useful english dictionary

  • -phany — a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek, meaning appearance, manifestation (epiphany); used in the formation of compound words (Christophany; Satanophany). [ < Gk phania, akin to phaínesthai to appear] * * * …   Universalium

  • appearance — Synonyms and related words: Christophany, Masan, Prospero, Satanophany, accomplishment, achievement, acting, advent, affectation, air, airiness, angelophany, apparent character, apparition, appearances, approach, arrival, aspect, astral, astral… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • avatar — Synonyms and related words: Buddha, Christophany, Jagannath, Juggernaut, Kurma, Matsya, Narsinh, Parshuram, Rama, Satanophany, Vaman, Varah, angelophany, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, catabolism, catalysis, coming, coming into being …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disclosure — Synonyms and related words: Christophany, Satanophany, admission, affidavit, affirmation, allegation, angelophany, announcement, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, assertion, asseveration, attest, attestation, avatar, averment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • embodiment — Synonyms and related words: Anschluss, Christophany, Satanophany, acting, actualization, addition, admissibility, admission, affiliation, agglomeration, aggregation, agreement, alliance, amalgamation, angelophany, aping, apotheosis, appearance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • epiphany — Synonyms and related words: Christophany, Satanophany, afflatus, angelophany, apocalypse, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, avatar, coming, coming into being, coming forth, direct communication, discernibleness, disclosure,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • evidence — Synonyms and related words: Christophany, Satanophany, account, acquaintance, affect, affidavit, affirmation, angelophany, announcement, apparentness, appearance, approve, argue, argument, assertion, atmospheric visibility, attest, attestation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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