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Daemon
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will-o'-the-wisp

(noun) A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground.

Synonyms: friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern

Usage: The white face of a dying man seemed suddenly to have floated up out of the darkness, to have come to him like a will-o'-the-wisp from the swamp.
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Not to be confused with:

"Will-o'-the-wasp": not much light, but plenty of lightning in that sting.

As one that discovered a wasp's nest "the hard way" while painting last summer, I can vouch for the will-o'-the-wasp. Respect the sting.
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