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Daemon
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behemoth

(noun) Someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful.

Synonyms: colossus, goliath, monster, giant

Usage: Little Nick was surprisingly excited as the trainers lifted him onto the elephant, and he showed no fear as he rode the behemoth around the ring.
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behemoth
Definition: (noun) Someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful.
Synonyms: colossus, goliath, monster, giant
Usage: Little Nick was surprisingly excited as the trainers lifted him onto the elephant, and he showed no fear as he rode the behemoth around the ring.
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Adidas is also a marketing behemoth.

-Dawes, John, Brand Loyalty in the UK. Sportswear Market (March 2, 2009). International Journal of Market Research, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2009.
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The 17th-century political philosopher Thomas Hobbes named the Long Parliament 'Behemoth' in his book Behemoth. It accompanies his book of political theory that draws on the lessons of English Civil War, the rather more famous Leviathan. It is also the name of a character in Mikhail Bulgakov's novel, The Master and Margarita.

The Behemoth also appears in John Milton’s Paradise Lost (Book VII 470–472): "Scarce from his mould / Behemoth biggest born of earth upheaved / His vastness: Fleeced the flocks and bleating rose, ..."

The Behemoth is mentioned in The Seasons by James Thomson: "... behold! in plaited mail / Behemoth rears his head" (Summer). The German émigré Franz Leopold Neumann entitled his 1941 book about National Socialism, Behemoth: The Structure and Practice of National Socialism.

The Behemoth is also mentioned in the opera, Nixon in China, composed by John Adams, and written by Alice Goodman. At the beginning of the first act, the chorus sings "The people are the heroes now, Behemoth pulls the peasants' plow" several times.

In a letter to his sister Mariana, Khalil Gibran told her that his health was "as good as a Bahamut", which is thought to derive from the biblical "Behemoth".
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