Beast vs God - What's the difference?

beast | god |


As a proper noun beast

is (biblical) a figure in the book of revelation (apocalypse), often identified with satan or the antichrist.

As a verb god is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

beast

English

(wikipedia beast)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any animal other than a human; usually only applied to land vertebrates, especially large or dangerous four-footed ones.
  • (more specific)  A domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal.
  • *
  • Boxer was an enormous beast , nearly eighteen hands high, and as strong as any two ordinary horses put together.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=7 citation , passage=‘Children crawled over each other like little grey worms in the gutters,’ he said. ‘The only red things about them were their buttocks and they were raw. Their faces looked as if snails had slimed on them and their mothers were like great sick beasts whose byres had never been cleared. […]’}}
  • A person who behaves in a violent, antisocial or uncivilized manner.
  • (slang) A large and impressive automobile.
  • (slang, prisons) A sex offender.
  • * 1994 , Elaine Player, Michael Jenkins, Prisons After Woolf: Reform Through Riot (page 190)
  • Shouts had been heard: 'We're coming to kill you, beasts .' In desperation, Rule 43s had tried to barricade their doors
  • * 1994 , Adam Sampson, Acts of Abuse: Sex Offenders And the Criminal Justice System (page 83)
  • For many prisoners and in many prisons, antipathy towards 'nonces' or 'beasts' is little more than an idea
  • (figuratively) Something unpleasant and difficult.
  • * 2000 , Tom Clancy, The Bear and the Dragon , Berkley (2001), ISBN 9780425180969, page 905:
  • Even unopposed, the natural obstacles are formidable, and defending his line of advance will be a beast of a problem."
  • * 2006 , Heather Burt, Adam's Peak , Dundurn Press (2006), ISBN 9781550026467, page 114:
  • He'd be in the hospital a few days — broken collarbone, a cast on his arm, a beast of a headache — but fine.
  • * 2011 , :
  • And, oh, poor Atlas / The world's a beast of a burden / You've been holding up a long time

    Derived terms

    * beastly * saddle beast

    See also

    * belluine (suppletive adjective)

    Derived terms

    * beast fable * beast of burden * beast of draft * beast of prey * beastie * beastly * beastmaster * beauty and the beast * king of beasts * lobola-beast * belly of the beast

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (British, military) to impose arduous exercises, either as training or as punishment.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (slang) great; excellent; powerful
  • * 1999 , "Jason Chue", AMD K6-2 350mhz, FIC VA503+, LGS 64mb PC100 sdram'' (on newsgroup ''jaring.pcbase )
  • There is another type from Siemens which is the HYB 39S64XXX(AT/ATL) -8B version (notice the "B" and the end) which is totally beast altogether.
  • * 2012 , Katie McGarry, Pushing the Limits (page 37)
  • Translation: a piece of crap, but the rest of the car was totally beast .

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    god

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia god) (en noun)
  • A deity.
  • # A supernatural, typically immortal being with superior powers.
  • # A male deity.
  • #* 2002 , Chuck Palahniuk, Lullaby :
  • When ancient Greeks had a thought, it occurred to them as a god or goddess giving an order. Apollo was telling them to be brave. Athena was telling them to fall in love.
  • # A supreme being; God.
  • The most frequently used name for the Islamic god is Allah.
  • An idol.
  • # A representation of a deity, especially a statue or statuette.
  • # Something or someone particularly revered, worshipped, idealized, admired and/or followed.
  • #* Bible, Phil. iii. 19
  • whose god is their belly
  • (metaphor) A person in a high position of authority; a powerful ruler or tyrant.
  • An exceedingly handsome man.
  • Lounging on the beach were several Greek gods .
  • * Wilfred Owen, Disabled (poem)
  • Someone had said he'd look a god in kilts.
  • (Internet) The person who owns and runs a multi-user dungeon.
  • * 1996 , Andy Eddy, Internet after hours
  • The gods usually have several wizards, or "immortals," to assist them in building the MUD.
  • * 2003 , David Lojek, Emote to the Max (page 11)
  • The wizzes are only the junior grade of the MUD illuminati. The people who attain the senior grade of MUD freemasonry by starting their own MUD, with all due hubris, are known as gods .

    Usage notes

    The word god is often applied both to males and to females. The word was originally neuter in Proto-Germanic; monotheistic – notably Judeo-Christian – usage completely shifted the gender to masculine, necessitating the development of a feminine form, goddess.

    Synonyms

    * (supernatural being with superior powers) deity, See also

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from "god") * demigod * God * god-awful * god-child, godchild * goddam, goddamn * goddaughter * Goddess * goddess * godded * godding * godfather * god-fearing * god forbid * god-forsaken, godforsaken * God-given * godhead * godhood * god-king, god king * godless * godlike * godliness * godling * godly * godmother * God of the gaps * godparent * godsend * godship * godson * Godspeed * godward * household god * ungodly

    Proper noun

    (en-proper-noun)
  • * 1530 , , An aun?were vnto Syr Thomas Mores Dialogue'' in ''The whole workes of W. Tyndall, Iohn Frith, and Doct. Barnes, three worthy Martyrs, and principall teachers of this Churche of England, collected and compiled in one Tome togither, beyng before ?cattered, & now in Print here exhibited to the Church (1573), page 271/2:
  • * 1900 , , "The Happy Man" in The Wild Knight and Other Poems :
  • Golgotha's ghastly trinity—
    Three persons and one god .

    Verb

    (godd)
  • To idolize.
  • * {{quote-book, 1608, (William Shakespeare), , section=Act V Scene III,
  • , passage=CORIOLANUS: This last old man, / Whom with a crack'd heart I have sent to Rome, / Loved me above the measure of a father; / Nay, godded me, indeed.}}
  • * a . 1866 , (Edward Bulwer Lytton), "Death and Sisyphus".
  • To men the first necessity is gods; / And if the gods were not, / " Man would invent them, tho' they godded stones.
  • * 2001 , Conrad C. Fink, Sportswriting: The Lively Game , page 78
  • "Godded him up" ... It's the fear of discerning journalists: Does coverage of athletic stars, on field and off, approach beatification of the living?
  • to deify
  • * 1595 , (Edmund Spenser), Colin Clouts Come Home Againe .
  • Then got he bow and fhafts of gold and lead, / In which fo fell and puiflant he grew, / That Jove himfelfe his powre began to dread, / And, taking up to heaven, him godded new.
  • * 1951 , (Eric Voegelin), Dante Germino ed., The New Science of Politics: An Introduction (1987), page 125
  • The superman marks the end of a road on which we find such figures as the "godded man" of English Reformation mystics
  • * 1956 , , Fritz Eichenberg, , page 241
  • "She is so lately godded that she is still a rather poor goddess, Stranger.

    See also

    * agnosticism * apatheism * atheism * deism * divine * henotheism * kathenotheism * gnosticism * monolatrism * monotheism * pandeism * pantheism * polytheism * Tetragrammaton * theism

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