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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section V. Religious Affections
1. Superhuman Beings and Regions
 
978. [Maleficent Spirits.] Satan.
 
  
NOUN:SATAN, the Devil, Lucifer, Belial, Beëlzebub, Eblis [Ar.], Ahriman [Zoroastrianism], Mephistopheles, Mephisto, Shaitan [Hind.], Samael, Asmodeus, Satanas [archaic], Abaddon [Heb.], Apollyon, le Diable [F.], Deil [Scot.], Teufel [Ger.], Diabolus [L.].
  his Satanic Majesty, the Prince of the Devils, the Prince of Darkness, the Prince of this world, the Prince of the power of the air; the Tempter, the Adversary, the Evil One, the Evil Spirit, the Archenemy, the Archfiend, the Foul Fiend, the Devil Incarnate, the Father of Lies, the Author of Evil, the Father of Evil, the Old Serpent, the Wicked One, the Common Enemy, the angel of the bottomless pit. 1
  FALLEN ANGELS, unclean spirits, devils; the rulers of darkness, the powers of darkness; inhabitants of Pandemonium; demon [See Evil Spirits].
  Moloch, Mammon, Azazel [Milton]; Belial [Paradise Lost], Beëlzebub [in Paradise Lost, the fallen angel next to Satan], Loki [Norse myth.]
  DIABOLISM, devil worship, devil lore, diablerie or diablery, diabolology or diabology, Satanism, devilism; devilship, devildom; demonry, demonism, demonology, Manichæism or Manicheism; Black Mass, Black Magic, demonolatry, demonomagy; witchcraft (sorcery) [See Sorcery]; the cloven hoof; hoofs and horns; demonomy.
  DIABOLIST, demonologist, demonologer, demonolater, demonist, demonographer [rare], demonomist; Manichæan or Manichean.
  
VERB:DIABOLIZE [rare], demonize; bewitch, bedevil (sorcery) [See Sorcery]; possess, obsess.
  
ADJECTIVE:SATANIC, diabolic or diabolical, devilish, demoniac or demoniacal, infernal, hellborn.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence.—Paradise Lostorse myth.]
      DIABOLISM, devil worship, devil lore, diablerie or diablery, diabolology or diabology, Satanism, devilism; devilship, devildom; demonry, demonism, demonology, Manichæism or Manicheism; Black Mass, Black Magic, demonolatry, demonomagy; witchcraft (sorcery) [See Sorcery]; the cloven hoof; hoofs and horns; demonomy.
      DIABOLIST, demonologist, demonologer, demonolater, demonist, demonographer [rare], demonomist; Manichæan or Manichean.
  
VERB:DIABOLIZE [rare], demonize; bewitch, bedevil (sorcery) [See Sorcery]; possess, obsess.
  
ADJECTIVE:SATANIC, diabolic or diabolical, devilish, demoniac or demoniacal, infernal, hellborn.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence.—P. Lt
  2. From morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve.—Paradise Lost
  3. The prince of darkness is a gentleman.—King Lear
  4. The Devil, my friends, is a woman just now, ’Tis a woman that reigns in Hell.—Owen Meredith
  5. Get thee behind me, Satan.—Bible

Note 1. The slang expressions “the Deuce, the Dickens, the Old Gentleman, Old Nick, Old Scratch, Old Horny, Old H;s own state of feeling. [ back ]

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