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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·mon /ˈdimən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·mon n.
 1. Gr. Antiq. A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and deities in pagan mythology.
    The demon kind is of an intermediate nature between the divine and the human.   --Sydenham.
 2. One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates. [Often written dæmon.]
 3. An evil spirit; a devil.
    That same demon that hath gulled thee thus.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian
           belief [syn: devil, fiend, daemon, daimon]
      2: a cruel wicked and inhuman person [syn: monster, fiend,
         devil, ogre]
      3: someone extremely diligent or skillful; "he worked like a
         demon to finish the job on time"; "she's a demon at math"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    See DAEMON.