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exorcism

play
noun ex·or·cism \-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of exorcism

  1. 1 :  the act or practice of exorcising

  2. 2 :  a spell or formula used in exorcising

exorcist

play \-ˌsist, -səst\ noun

exorcistic

play \ˌek-ˌsȯr-ˈsis-tik, -sər-\ or

exorcistical

play \-ti-kəl\ adjective


14th Century

First Known Use of exorcism

14th century



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