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- n. An invisible spirit that influences mankind by appearing in human or animal form
- n. A supernatural being with extraordinary powers that usually takes a human form and serves its summoner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See jinn, jinnee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
Bewail and bemoan the fact as much as you like, but that djinn is just not going back in the bottle.
The djinn is the lamp … the natural response to that is that if materialism is true, then I am not conscious after all-hence the old joke that a materialist has to feign anesthesia.
I have also indulged myself with words such as 'djinn' and 'houri' and 'hooligan' which Taita never employed, but which, I feel certain, he would have used if they had formed part of his vocabulary.
Now, after this decision that anybody found indulged in any form of ragging will be suspended from the college for life, and he/she will not get admission in any other college/university throughout the country, this 'djinn' is some how contained in its bottle.
 According to Sheikh Abdullah Dougan, the "djinn," as they are called in Islam (cf.
I love all sorts of fantasy creatures, and heros, though, so your djinn/angel mix sounds awesome.
Her djinn can shift form any time they choose so I could have Johnny Depp, Miyavi, Cillian Murphy, or anyone else I wanted any day of the week.
Did she not tell you about the djinn, the wandering spirits?
The djinn manifests what we dream and cannot confess.
When an attractive djinn, Amir, asks Zephyr to help him take down Rinaldo, a vampire mob boss, she finds herself in an unlikely romance as she rushes to get information out of the notorious Turn Boys gang before her father kills them.
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