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angelhood the state of being an angel.
angelic of or like an angel.
angelical of or like an angel.
angelically (Adv.) ANGELICAL, of or like an angel.
angelophany the manifestation of an angel to a human.
apsaras (Sanskrit) a divine water sprite.
archangel a top-ranking angel.
archangelic relating to an archangel.
archfiend the chief devil, Satan.
asura (Sanskrit) a Hindu demon.
avatar (Sanskrit) an incarnation of the god Vishnu; an electronic image that represents and is manipulated by a computer user (as in a computer game or an online shopping site).
baal (Hebrew) a false god.
baphometic relating to Baphomet, a mysterious idol worshipped by the Templars.
cherub (Hebrew) in Christian theology, a member of the second order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy, ranking directly below the seraphim and above the thrones.
cherubic like a cherub.
cherubical lIke a cherub.
cherubically (Adv.) CHERUBIC.
cherubimic like a cherub.
cherubin (Shakesp.) a cherub.
cherublike like a cherub.
christophany an appearance of Christ to men.
deific making divine; producing a likeness to God.
deifical making divine; producing a likeness to God.
deiform appearing like or shaped like a god.
deify to make a god of.
deil (Scots) devil.
deiparous bearing a god.
deity a god.
delphic (Greek) like an oracle, esp if ambiguous or difficult to interpret.
delphically (Adv.) DELPHIC, like an oracle, esp if ambiguous or difficult to interpret.
demiurge (Greek) an inferior god who created the world; a creative power or spirit.
demiurgeous relating to a demiurge.
demiurgic relating to a demiurge.
demiurgical relating to a demiurge.
demiurgically (Adv.) DEMIURGICAL, relating to a demiurge.
demiurgus (Greek) an inferior god who created the world; a creative power or spirit.
demonise to control or possess by a demon.
demonize to control or possess by a demon.
deus (Lat.) a god.
dev (Sanskrit) a god; a good spirit.
deva (Sanskrit) a god; a good spirit.
devi (Sanskrit) a Hindu goddess.
devil a chief evil spirit; (verb) to season highly and broil.
devildom the realm of devils.
deviless a she-devil.
devilet a little devil.
devilkin a little devil.
devilship the character or person of a devil or the Devil.
devling a little devil.
diabolical of, relating to, or characteristic of the devil.
divineness the quality of being divine.
divinise to treat as divine.
divinity the quality of being divine; a spirit possessing this quality.
divinize to treat as divine.
djin (Arabic) one of a class of spirits in Muslim theology.
djinni (Arabic) one of a class of spirits in Muslim theology.
djinny (Arabic) one of a class of spirits in Muslim theology.
god a superhuman being, an object of worship; (verb) to deify.
goddess a female god.
goddesshood the state of being a goddess.
godhead divine nature or essence.
godhood divine nature or essence.
godlike resembling or befitting a god or God; divine.
godlikeness the state of being godlike.
godlily (Adv.) GODLY, like a god.
godliness the quality of being godly.
godling a diminutive god.
godly like a god.
jann (Arabic) the least powerful order of jinn.
jin (Arabic) one of a class of spirits in Muslim theology.
jinnee (Arabic) one of a class of spirits in Muslim theology.
jinni (Arabic) one of a class of spirits in Muslim theology.
juggernaut (Sanskrit) a massive relentless force, person, institution, etc. that crushes everything in its path.
kami (Japanese) a Japanese divine being.
numen (Lat.) a local or presiding divinity; a god in human form.
numinous filled with a sense of the presence of divinity; (noun) something filled with a sense of the presence of divinity.
numinousness the quality of being numinous.
paraclete (Greek) an advocate or intercessor; the Holy Spirit acting in such a role.
phoebus (Lat.) a sun god; the sun.
prosopon the outer appearance, personification or embodiment of one of the persons of the Trinity.
psychopomp a guide of souls, one who escorts the soul of a newly-deceased to the afterlife.
pythonic like an oracle or a python.
sakti (Hindu) the wife of a god in Hinduism.
seraph in Christian theology, a member of the highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.
seraphical of or like a seraph.
shaitan (Arabic) an evil spirit.
sheitan (Arabic) an evil spirit.
theandric divine and human at the same time.
theanthropic having the nature of both God and human.
theomachist one who fights the gods, opposes the divine will.
theomorphic resembling a god or having godlike qualities.
theophanic of or pertaining to a theophany.
theophanous of or pertaining to a theophany.
theophany the manifestation or appearance of a god to people.
theophoric derived from or bearing the name of a god.
theotokos (Greek) a title given to the Virgin Mary as the bearer of God.
tutelar a guardian spirit, god or saint.
undergod a lower or inferior god; a subordinate deity; a demigod.
ungodlike not like a god.