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- n. Alternative form of dybbuk.
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- n. (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
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Yet the metaphors used by Israelis to describe surrogacy-one surrogate's partner refers to the fetus inside her as a "dibbuk"!
Chassidishe children might know how to deal with a dibbuk, a spirit, or the Yetzer Harah, the Evil Temptation, but not a flesh and blood creature.
The Adeth dibbuk was created specifically as an instrument by which you could be manipulated, Garrett.
A golem or dibbuk, if you will, here specifically to catch your eye.
On the upside, I'll bet he'll be a real dibbuk in the sack.
It contains many prominent women characters, starting with the women surrounding the Besht (Israel ben Eliezer Ba’al Shem Tov, c. 1700 – 1760) during his lifetime — his mother, wife and daughter — and ending with women who were possessed by a dibbuk or non-Jewish women who practiced sorcery.