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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of exorcize.

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Examples

  • Urbain enters with Peter the Hermit, who exorcizes the phantoms by raising his cross before them, telling them to go back to the nothingness (le néant) from whence they came.

    Lewis/Gounod's Bleeding Nonne: An Introduction and Translation of the Scribe/Delavigne Libretto

  • "Mommy exorcizes every morning," Chelsea piped up.

    Wild Blood

  • Page 283, Volume 3 loaves and fishes, exorcizes demons from men into swine, walks on water, is transfigured, rends the veil of the Temple, and appears after his death to his disci - ples.

    MYTH IN BIBLICAL TIMES

  • On descending from the mountain, Jesus exorcizes the mute devil whom His disciples had not been able to expel.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • He comes out, exorcizes the evil spirit and restores the king, and then begins preaching.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Oberst's views are often less-than nuanced when comes to politics-he's always seemed more interested in fomenting revolution than in sparking debate-but on "Roosevelt Room", it's hard to deny the passion and fury with which he exorcizes his convictions.

    PopMatters

  • (I don't believe in "Try Disability On for a Day" sensitivity exorcizes and I don't favor disabling vengeance fantasies but if having to work with accommodations made the politicians have to think for themselves, well I'd be for it.)

    Planet of the Blind

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