Lycanthropic


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Ly`can`throp´ic


a.1.Pertaining to lycanthropy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The pietists respond to this belief by insisting that there is an essential continuity between the human body before, during, and after its lycanthropic transmutation, marked by the preservation of some part of the body (usually thought to be enlarged incisors or fangs): "Identity is maintained in the midst of metamorphosis; what appears to be radical upheaval is in fact the coming to fruition of an inborn characteristic." (22) Just as the lycanthrope remains human despite the change in outward form, so the human body retains its integrity despite its continuous discharge of effluvia.
eager for liberty believed in Macandal's lycanthropic powers, to the
Each tall tale is filled with eccentric characters, such as giants, conjoined twins and DeVito's lycanthropic circus ringmaster, all of which both delight the audience and frustrate Edward's journalist son, Will (Billy Crudup), who just wants to hear a straightforward life story.
A mordantly funny look at outcast suburban kids and at the spiky, unpredictable power of adolescent female sexuality, Ginger Snaps douses its lycanthropic action in buckets of gore, but it's the drops of menstrual blood that feel truly taboo-busting.
Naturally, it's a journey filled with danger with the company encountering a lycanthropic skin-changer, Wood-elves and Orcs and, most horrifying of all, giant spiders.
His lycanthropic instincts are contained by his strong will, his love for Ana, and his consulting work with the Boston police.
Given this pattern of cross-fertilization between manuscript artists and those working in graphic media, one would expect to see evidence of copying of medieval lycanthropic miniatures by the woodcut makers and engravers just mentioned.
Naturally, it's a journey filled with danger as the company encounter a lycanthropic skin-changer, bands of wood elves and orcs, and a cluster of giant spiders.
In A Roman Mystery (1899) by Richard Bagot, Camillo Montelupi has the power to terrorize Helen, the novel's female protagonist, with his lycanthropic "cruel glare," as he manages to "transfix her and chain her to the spot by the force of an unfathomable depth of horror." (32) His "vicious, wolf-like grin, which had at the same time a wholly human malignity in it" (283) prefigures a brutal attack upon her.