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In movies and music, 'satanic' often relates to horror or heavy metal, not just evil. SlideThe band's music has a satanic theme, with references to dark forces.
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'Satanic' implies a strong revulsion or fear toward something seen as profoundly evil. SlideThe satanic symbol on the building filled me with dread.
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Sometimes 'satanic' is used figuratively to describe something very negative. SlideThe storm's ferocity seemed almost satanic.