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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of exorcise.

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Examples

  • Some of the problems include a kid dying of cancer who shows very little (if any) signs of sickness, a poorly developed romantic subplot, and a scene in a gay biker bar which should have been completely exorcised from the completed film.

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  • In the interest of avoiding such untenable consequences, the notion that a haunting is a condition which can and should be ascertained upon reasonable inspection of the premises is a hobgoblin which should be exorcised from the body of legal precedent and laid quietly to rest ...

    Funny stuff

  • I'll probably reserve them for car trips; I'll be making one in the next month or so to my dad's, anyway, that I might have the my Sentra exorcised from the Possessed CD Player of Death.

    Putting the "voodoo" back in "voodoo economics"

  • Having "exorcised" at least some of your fears, and made plans for addressing the remainder, it's time to practice writing fearlessly.

    Hillary Rettig: How to Overcome Writer's Block

  • Matteo Borrini, who recently excavated an "exorcised" skull from a 16th-century grave on the Venetian island of Lazzaretto Nuovo, discusses the reality behind belief in malicious, pestilent plague vampires

    Uncanny Archaeology

  • Senior Editor Samir S. Patel spoke with University of Florence forensic anthropologist and archaeologist Matteo Borrini after the meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Science in Denver, where he presented an "exorcised" skull from a plague grave on the Venetian island of Lazzaretto Nuovo.

    Plague Vampire Exorcism

  • The key skills he 'exorcised' for a decade are limited in the extreme.

    The Ghost Of Leaders Past

  • And she kind of exorcised those demons by writing her memoirs.

    CNN Transcript May 18, 2003

  • As for attacks from within, the political ogres conjured up by renegade Thomas Cardif had been 'exorcised' as a result of Pucky's personal intervention.

    Ernst Ellert Returns

  • He had never heard the word "exorcised" uttered aloud before, though he had, of course, come across it in books.

    From out the Vasty Deep

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