like a man/woman possessed

Definition of like a man/woman possessed

  1. :  with a lot of energy or force :  like a person who is completely controlled by some powerful emotion, spirit, etc. He pounded on the door like a man possessed, yelling for someone to let him in.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an individual human

    :  an adult male human

    :  husband

  1. :  to supply with people (as for service)

    :  to station members of a ship's crew at

    :  to serve in the force or complement of

  1. : manual

  1. :  an adult female person

    :  womankind

    :  distinctively feminine nature :  womanliness

  1. :  influenced or controlled by something (as an evil spirit, a passion, or an idea)

    :  mad, crazed

    :  urgently desirous to do or have something

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capable of being understood in two ways

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