supernatural being

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Noun1.supernatural being - an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human eventssupernatural being - an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
belief - any cognitive content held as true
occult, supernatural - supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural"
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
aeon, eon - (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
angel - spiritual being attendant upon God
faerie, faery, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
disembodied spirit, spirit - any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
trickster - a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts
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"Unquestionably," Ferguson remarked, "those people take us for supernatural beings. When Europeans came among them for the first time, they were mistaken for creatures of a higher race.
She vanished like a discontented fairy; or like one of those supernatural beings, whom it was popularly supposed I was entitled to see; and never came back any more.
She tried to explain; but the nearest he could gather was that she looked upon the Wieroo almost as supernatural beings. "There is a legend current among my people that once the Wieroo were unlike us only in that they possessed rudimentary wings.
The first two questions of the book deal with fundamental issues: defining "miracle" and its relation to a supernatural being and the meanings of "miracle".
I, Frankenstein (2014/12) (Film4, 11.05pm - 12.50am) The infamous scientist's monster is caught up in a war between supernatural beings who want the secret of his immortality.
There have been at least four known tragic cases involving wild animals, cattle and human beings in the ecosystem with myth having it they were sacrificed by supernatural beings that reside in and protect the ecosystem.
It's been nearly 15 years since Kripke created the popular dark fantasy show (originally for The WB) about two brothers who battle demons, poltergeists and other supernatural beings. 'Supernatural' is ongoing, having surpassed 300 episodes, but it will conclude after its upcoming season 15.
"I don't know why Liverpool is such a hotbed for this kind of activity, but it does seem to be very much alive with otherworldly, supernatural beings."
The main message Katakasha attempts to convey is that stories about supernatural beings are merely the result of human fears growing to an extreme.
You and your wild bunch of gunslingers will struggle in intense gunfights, facing bandits, demons, and other supernatural beings. You don't need to have played the video game to learn how to play the board game, but if you have you'll definitely enjoy it as a companion experience that features a lot of the same ideas and themes.
Besides popular creatures of local folklore, the video game will feature supernatural beings specific to certain provinces.
Nita's parents murder supernatural beings and sell their body parts on the black market; Nita dissects the bodies.