Example sentences for: demons

How can you use “demons” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But, increasingly, there are calls for conservation biology to cast aside its sentimental demons: biodiversity is a commodity that can be bought and sold; conservation is business.

  • Or "even to think about" it, as Newsday 's Elaine S. Povich wrote Aug. 12, "because to do so would unearth the demons that he has lived with--and mostly hidden from the public--for the majority of his 73 years."

  • (Those malevolent imps are tenacious and bothersome: Robert S. McNamara, the former secretary of defense, was once seen by the Washington Post trying to "wriggle loose from his personal demons."

  • The cave drops precipitously 65 m (213 ft) into a dark cavern where the imagination begins to work overtime — what demons could lurk here?

  • The Vatican's new, revised guide to exorcism, "De Exorcismis et Supplicantionibus Quibusdam," lists these three warning signs but cautions that exorcists "must not consider people to be vexed by demons who are suffering from some psychic illness."

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