[ noun ] (religion) any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Used in print(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)
The three Indian brass deities , though - Ganessa , Siva , and Krishna - are an altogether different cup_of_tea .
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