Definitions

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  • n. demoniacal influence or possession

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Demoniacal influence or possession.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Demoniacal influence.

Etymologies

demon +‎ -ry (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When it comes to that, I'll also contend that the Noisy Boys, those demonic cat-like humanoids that seem to work for the higher levels of demonry, are also products of Dr. Moreau's experimentation.

    THE RAT BASTID

  • Or, at the very least, watch them display their demonry on a live futuristic computer box broadcast:

    Jonathan Daniel Harris: A Cause for Comedy: A Cause for Mild Alarm

  • As Niebuhr observed, we "need a sense of modesty about the virtue, wisdom and power available to us" and "a sense of contrition about the common human frailties and foibles which lie at the foundation of both the enemy's demonry and our vanities."

    Eliot Spitzer: The Need for Both Passion and Humility in Politics

  • And you feel a kind of demonry, chasing the players, trying to put your skelly-bone hand on them, to spread your taint, your curse.

    Underworld

  • Since the Holocaust and the creation of the state of Israel, fables of Jewish demonry have thankfully - though not entirely - faded from the public conversation.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • What is that demonry!? on 04/01/2010, -1/+6Jay Leno's shot got canceled.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Kondabolu would say, John Boehner represents the utmost in white demonry.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Something about the addictive mix of snarky put-downs and stank-ass wardrobes warms the very cockles of our demonry.

    Best Week Ever

  • In his peroration he suggests the possibility and the necessity of living in a dimension of meaning in which the urgencies of the struggle are subordinated to a sense of awe before the vastness of the historical drama in which we are jointly involved; to a sense of modesty about the virtue, wisdom and power available to us for the resolution of its perplexities; to a sense of contrition about the common human frailties and foibles which lie at the foundation of both the enemy's demonry and our vanities ....

    What You Can Learn from Reinhold Niebuhr

  • "God have mercy on my soul for delving in barbaric magic," said he, "but demonry must be fought with demonry, mayhap.

    The Moon of Skulls

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