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  • n. Plural form of genie.

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Examples

  • Locals say jinn — genies, that is — fade in and out above the pit.

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  • Both environments also offer "genies," an Alpha Five term for wizards that automate many manual functions.

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  • "The non-supernatural type of pukau is not at all too different from a street magician, a salesman, a politician, or an entertainment superstar, but the supernatural version appears to 'invoke' other worldly beings such as genies and spirits," reveals Naguib on how the knowledge is picked up and passed on.

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  • His own planned Progress was also peopled by "genies" of each age resembling the ethereal personifications of plants and elements so effectively ridiculed in "The

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  • It is this situation that led to the belief in communications from the gods in ancient times, as well as the belief in lesser sorts of supernatural communicators: talking spirits and genies, muses who dictated poetry to the “inspired” poet, sacred rocks, trees, and other objects that brought word “from the other side.”

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  • Now that the cable and internet genies are out of their bottles, there will never be another Walter Cronkite.

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  • Afraid that the tall, ancient vessels might contain evil genies, the young man hesitated to open them, but the lure of hidden gold got the better of him, and he cracked open the pots with his tools.

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  • Now he's revisiting the book and discovering that it has always been a controversial text there are some who would like to ban it today, that Scheherazade's stories originated from far and wide along ancient trade routes, and that its tales of princes, genies and robbers helped shape the west's view of the Middle East.

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  • Magic happens in markets where ideas flourish amidst the verdant veggies and artisanal genies.

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  • Libya, currently revolving president of the Commission on Humane Treatment of Animals, raised a point of order on behalf of horses and genies.

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