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faerie

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faery

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  1. an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers in ancient folklore faeries were often portrayed as powerful beings who could wreak havoc on the lives of humans Synonyms brownie, dwarf, elf, fairy (also faery), fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, trollRelated Words little people; kelpie, nixie; changeling; imp; banshee, ghoul, hag, ogre


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