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demon

1. noun evil spirit2. noun wizard3. noun destructive influence4. noun unpleasant person5. noun destructive feelings or behaviour
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1 noun evil spiritdeamhan masc1he's possessed by a demon tá deamhan annto cast out a demon deamhan a dhíbirt 2 noun wizardshe's a demon on the piano tá sí go hiontach ar an bpianó, pianódóir cruthanta atá intihe's a bit of a demon on the tennis courts tá sé dochreidte ag an leadóg, is diabhlaí an t-imreoir leadóige é
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3 noun destructive influencedeamhan masc1taibhse fem4  c m uracial demons taibhsí an chiníochais the demon drink an deoch mhallaithe 4 noun unpleasant personbithiúnach masc1  c m udiabhal masc1  c m uhe must be a right demon caithfidh sé gur bithiúnach ceart éthat boy is a little demon is diabhal beag é an buachaill sin 5 noun destructive feelings or behaviourshe tried to throw off the demons of jealousy rinne sí iarracht an t-éad damanta a bhí uirthi a ruaigeadh he has some inner demons tá rudaí áirithe ag cur as dó to confront your demons aghaidh a thabhairt ar na nithe atá ag cur as duit
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a demon on your back

(also

a demon on your shoulder

) he feels he has a demon on his back tá srathair na hainnise airwhat's this demon on your shoulder? cad atá ag dó na geirbe agat?

like a demon

ar nós an diabhailmar a bheadh an diabhal annhe works like a demon bíonn sé ag obair ar nós an diabhail, bíonn sé ag obair ó dhubh go dubh, ní stadann sé ag obairshe drove home like a demon thiomáin sí abhaile ar nós an diabhail, thiomáin sí abhaile mar a bheadh bean mhire ann