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hobgoblins

noun , plural of hobgoblin

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1 an imaginary being usually having a small human form and magical powers
  • in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, Puck is a hobgoblin who plays pranks such as spoiling milk and tripping old ladies
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2 something or someone that causes fear or dread especially without reason
  • the fear of success and the pressures that come with it can be more of a hobgoblin than the possibility of failure
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