What is another word for devils?

Pronunciation: [dˈɛvə͡lz] (IPA)

The word "devils" can be replaced with several different synonyms, each with their own connotations and meanings. One synonym for "devil" is "demon," which is often associated with evil spirits or supernatural beings. Another synonym is "satan," which refers specifically to the figure in Abrahamic religions who is believed to be the embodiment of evil. "Fiend" and "hellion" are other synonyms that are often used to describe mischievous or malevolent individuals. "Imp" is a synonym that is often used to describe a mischievous or playful spirit, while "monster" is a synonym that can be used to describe a particularly frightening or dangerous devilish creature.

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Usage examples for Devils

The very touch of her cool hands resting so confidingly in his, had driven forth certain black devils from his heart-made him indeed once more true to Jane,-Jane who, if she knew all, would understand.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
How do you know but that they may each be possessed by seven devils?
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
They have no pity for the poor devils on the outside.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Devils

  • It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
    Saint Augustine
  • It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
    William Blake
  • Pious XII was too neutral to mention the gas chambers; decent people like my own family were turned into devils by crude Christianity.
    Lionel Blue
  • Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself - a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
    Eric Butterworth
  • I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
    George Byron

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