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  • v. Present participle of exorcise.

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Examples

  • Of the primitive miracles, the power of exorcising is the only one which has been assumed by Protestants.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • What's even more dangerous is all the shouting among the soldiers themselves, as the narrative slides into visual-effects vaudeville, with each protag exorcising his own combat-induced trauma.

    Variety.com

  • First he pins his hopes on a neurological researcher who may have found the brain area affected during possessions; next he looks to a Catholic priest/former possession victim who has had some luck "exorcising" the demons.

    REVIEW: Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory

  • I remember when my sister was little, she read 'deviled eggs' as De-Viled eggs... and so now I shall imagine de vile eggs, 'exorcising' with Richard Simmons... bad, bad.

    The WritingYA Weblog: It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like...

  • How does Sophie in her own way succeed in "exorcising" the evil events of the past?

    Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat: Questions

  • Josie #84), Valerie the Spoilsport hits on the idea of exorcising the demon with the family Bible, and the chances of getting a Josie and the Pussycats cover of are lost forever.

    Chris's Invincible Super-Blog

  • RESPONSE BY ISI LIEBLER: On 'exorcising' Israel bashers from the Jewish mainstream

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  • Might we suggest starting by exorcising the Ed Hardy tees?

    Jon Gosselin mocks himself with very unfunny results | EW.com

  • Notre Dame had managed the thus-far singular feat of knocking off both Tennessee, in the Midwest Regional Final, and UConn, Sunday night, in one tourney, exorcising two long losing streaks 20 to Tennessee, 12 to Connecticut in the process.

    Texas A&M Wins Women's Basketball Title

  • I had become braver and braver in my spiritual journey of making amends, exorcising my personal demons, nullifying all unholy deals, and integrating all of my divided parts.

    Roseanne Archy

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