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Devil-worship   /dˈɛvəl-wˈərʃəp/   Listen
Devil-worship

noun
1.
The acts or rites of worshiping devils.  Synonyms: demonolatry, diabolatry.






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"Devil-worship" Quotes from Famous Books



... the Crusades, all seem to tend obscurely from a Slavonic source. The vices with their adepti were reproached by the Church, gave to most of the languages of Europe a revolting word, modified from the name 'Bulgarian.' The origin of the earlier Bohemian Hussite sects, with their strange devil-worship and doctrine of transmigration, was manifestly Oriental. At a later date the very name of the mystic Jacob Boehme—Jacob the Bohemian—indicates some secret alliance with Slavonian associations; and if the connection of the name with strange Oriental speculations ...
— The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy • Various



Words linked to "Devil-worship" :   worship



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