exorcism

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noun ex·or·cism \ˈek-ˌsȯr-ˌsi-zəm, -sər-\

Definition of exorcism

  1. 1 :  the act or practice of exorcising

  2. 2 :  a spell or formula used in exorcising

exorcist

play \ˈek-ˌsȯr-ˌsist, -səst, -sər-\ noun

exorcistic

play \ˌek-ˌsȯr-ˈsi-stik, -sər-\ or

exorcistical

play \ˌek-ˌsȯr-ˈsi-sti-kəl, -sər-\ adjective

14th Century

First Known Use of exorcism

14th century



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