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  • adj. Alternative spelling of unexorcized.

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Examples

  • Most likely it was the latent, unexorcised fantasy of a powerless schoolkid: oppressed, depressed or just plain bored, telling himself he'd do it differently, he'd do it better, given his own shot at the blackboard.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • Indiana stood for the evil, unexorcised, aboriginal Indians.

    Touched with Fire

  • Then the owners of Harrowby Hall caulked up every crack in the floor with the very best quality of hemp, and over this were placed layers of tar and canvas; the walls were made waterproof, and the doors and windows likewise, the proprietors having conceived the notion that the unexorcised lady would find it difficult to leak into the room after these precautions had been taken; but even this did not suffice.

    Humorous Ghost Stories

  • Then the owners of Harrowby Hall calked up every crack in the floor with the very best quality of hemp, and over this was placed layers of tar and canvas; the walls were made water-proof, and the doors and windows likewise, the proprietors having conceived the notion that the unexorcised lady would find it difficult to leak into the room after these precautions had been taken; but even this did not suffice.

    The Water Ghost and Others

  • That spectre remained unexorcised in all its shadowy terror; and while it survived, the penitence of England went no deeper than the lips, however fine the words and eloquent the phrases in which it was expressed.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

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