barian; Hun, Goth, Vandal, Mongol, Tartar; blackguard, rogue, scoundrel, knave, villain, thug, Mohock; hooligan, hoodlum, roughneck, rowdy, bully, SI. hood; lecher, goat, hog, swine, wolf, tiger.
3. human dynamo, hard-worker, pusher, hustler, go-getter, Inf. eager beaver; man of action, powerhouse, Inf. live wire, Inf busy bee, Stakhanovite, overdoer, doer.
4. daemon, eudemon, guardian angel, fairy godmother, tutelary saint or deity, numen, genius, familiar spirit.
demoniac, adj. See - demonic, demonic, adj. 1. possessed, daemonic, demon-ridden, lycanthropic; bewitched, bedeviled, hoodooed, voodooed, hexed, accursed, cursed; maddened, moonstruck, crazed, demented, raving, rabid; delirious, maniacal, lunatic, mad, stark raving mad, stark staring mad; deranged, Fr. aliŁn&, Fr. fou; frenzied, coryban-tic, frenetic, fanatical, dithyrambic.
2. diabolic, diabolical, devilish, fiendish, ghoulish; satanic, Mephistophelian, demonian, demoniac, demoniacal, cacodemonic; infernal, hellish.
3. damnable, execrable, abominable, horrible, horrid, hideous, monstrous, atrocious; base, vile, odious, obnoxious, villainous, sinister; wicked, iniquitous, evil, sinful, impious, Obs. scelerous, black-hearted, corrupt, depraved, Archaic, facinorous; reprobate, nefarious, flagitious, unspeakable, heinous; profligate, immoral, dissolute, vitiated, perverted, perverse; pestilential, malevolent, malicious, malign, maleficent, venomous, virulent; dire, black, dreadful, baleful.
demonstrable, adj. provable, evincible, attestable, confirmable, substantiable, establishable, verifiable; inferable, deductable, self-evident, axiomatic; conclusive, decisive, positive, certain, undeniable, unquestionable, indubitable, indisputable, irrefutable, incontestable; real, actual, factual,
demonstrate, v. 1. prove, substantiate, sustain, Inf. go to show; fix, settle, set at rest; establish, determine, ascertain.
2. describe, illustrate, show how, give an idea of; explain, explicate, expound.
3. manifest, exhibit, evidence, evince, display, show, exemplify, Scot. and North Eng. kithe; cite, name, document, bring home to.
4. protest, sit-in, rally, march; strike, picket, boycott,
demonstration, n. 1. proof, substantiation, conclusive evidence, sure sign; verification, confirmation, certification, authentication, validation, affirmation.
2. description, explanation, elucidation, exposition, clarification.
3. display, exhibit, exhibition, manifestation, show, showing, presentation; retrospective.
4. example, demo, representation, illustration, exemplification; citation, reference; instance, item, case, particular.
5. protest, sit-in, teach-in; rally, march, parade,
demonstrative, adj. 1. open, expressive, unreserved, unrestrained, unreticent, communicative; emotional, feeling, loving, affectionate, tender, warm.
2. illustrative, evincive, indicative, designative, ex-hibitive, significant, symptomatic; explanatory, explicative, expository, clarifying, illuminating, elucidative.
3. material, telling, convincing, overwhelming, damning; decisive, certain, sure, absolute, incontrovertible, indisputable, irrefutable, incontestable.
demoralization, n. 1. destruction of morale, dis-heartenment, taking the fight or heart out of, Inf. taking the spunk out of; crushing, breaking down, unmanning, subdual; paralysis, crippling, devitalization,