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deity

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Definition god or goddess
  • Literature is filled with references to Greek and Roman deities.
deities = gods and goddesses
  • She has made money her deity.
  • deity = god
  • The village feared angry deities.
  • deities = gods and goddesses
  • for several hours I have been trying to comprehend that I am actually in the illustrious old city where ... Abraham held converse with the Deity
    Mark Twain  --  The Innocents Abroad
  • The people reign in the American political world as the Deity does in the universe.
    Alexis de Tocqueville  --  Democracy in America
  • But now and then he gave us a sermon of a different order—what some would call a very good one; but sunless and severe: representing the Deity as a terrible taskmaster rather than a benevolent father.
    Anne Bronte  --  Agnes Grey
  • What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer.
    Bertrand Russell
  • But in the great Sperm Whale, this high and mighty god-like dignity inherent in the brow is so immensely amplified, that gazing on it, in that full front view, you feel the Deity and the dread powers more forcibly than in beholding any other object in living nature.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • I had never seen one before, those deities who rule from their celestial thrones.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • deities = gods or goddesses
  • She had been living in my mind like this for years, a stone deity of contempt.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • deity = goddess
  • It was inevitable that she should accept any inconsistency and cruelty from her deity as all good worshippers do from theirs.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • deity = god
  • From here I could work my way up to scaring farm animals, then demigods, monsters, and minor deities.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hidden Oracle
  • deities = gods or goddesses
  • Everyone knows that drunkards and lovers have a protecting deity.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • deity = god or goddess
  • By officially endorsing Jesus as the Son of God, Constantine turned Jesus into a deity who existed beyond the scope of the human world, an entity whose power was unchallengeable.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • deity = god
  • Far be it from me to arrogate to myself the attributes of the Deity.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • deity = God
  • "Now," he continued, again addressing me, "I have received the pilgrim — a disguised deity, as I verily believe."
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • deity = god
  • Ani played a greater part in the life of the people than any other deity.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • deity = god or goddess
  • It's not like you could change the birth date of a deity.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • deity = god or goddess
  • And poor Silas was vaguely conscious of something not unlike the feeling of primitive men, when they fled thus, in fear or in sullenness, from the face of an unpropitious deity.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • deity = god
  • There he has continued, praying like a Methodist: only the deity he implored is senseless dust and ashes; and God, when addressed, was curiously confounded with his own black father!
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
deity = god

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