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exorcize

(ˈɛksɔːˌsaɪz) or

exorcise

vb
(Alternative Belief Systems) (tr) to expel or attempt to expel (one or more evil spirits) from (a person or place believed to be possessed or haunted), by prayers, adjurations, and religious rites
[C15: from Late Latin exorcizāre, from Greek exorkizein, from ex-1 + horkizein to adjure]
ˈexorˌcizer, ˈexorˌciser n
ˈexorcism n
ˈexorcist n

exorcize


Past participle: exorcized
Gerund: exorcizing

Imperative
exorcize
exorcize
Present
I exorcize
you exorcize
he/she/it exorcizes
we exorcize
you exorcize
they exorcize
Preterite
I exorcized
you exorcized
he/she/it exorcized
we exorcized
you exorcized
they exorcized
Present Continuous
I am exorcizing
you are exorcizing
he/she/it is exorcizing
we are exorcizing
you are exorcizing
they are exorcizing
Present Perfect
I have exorcized
you have exorcized
he/she/it has exorcized
we have exorcized
you have exorcized
they have exorcized
Past Continuous
I was exorcizing
you were exorcizing
he/she/it was exorcizing
we were exorcizing
you were exorcizing
they were exorcizing
Past Perfect
I had exorcized
you had exorcized
he/she/it had exorcized
we had exorcized
you had exorcized
they had exorcized
Future
I will exorcize
you will exorcize
he/she/it will exorcize
we will exorcize
you will exorcize
they will exorcize
Future Perfect
I will have exorcized
you will have exorcized
he/she/it will have exorcized
we will have exorcized
you will have exorcized
they will have exorcized
Future Continuous
I will be exorcizing
you will be exorcizing
he/she/it will be exorcizing
we will be exorcizing
you will be exorcizing
they will be exorcizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exorcizing
you have been exorcizing
he/she/it has been exorcizing
we have been exorcizing
you have been exorcizing
they have been exorcizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exorcizing
you will have been exorcizing
he/she/it will have been exorcizing
we will have been exorcizing
you will have been exorcizing
they will have been exorcizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exorcizing
you had been exorcizing
he/she/it had been exorcizing
we had been exorcizing
you had been exorcizing
they had been exorcizing
Conditional
I would exorcize
you would exorcize
he/she/it would exorcize
we would exorcize
you would exorcize
they would exorcize
Past Conditional
I would have exorcized
you would have exorcized
he/she/it would have exorcized
we would have exorcized
you would have exorcized
they would have exorcized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exorcize - expel through adjuration or prayersexorcize - expel through adjuration or prayers; "exorcise evil spirits"
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
eject, turf out, boot out, chuck out, exclude, turn out - put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
Translations
uddrive
reka út/særa burt illa anda
išvaryti piktąsias dvasiaspiktųjų dvasių varymaspiktųjų dvasių varytojas
izdzīt ļaunos garus

exorcize

[ˈɛksɔːrsaɪz] exorcise (British) vt
[+ pain, memory] → exorciser
[+ evil spirit] → exorciser

exorcize

vtexorzieren; evil spirit alsoaustreiben

exorcize,

exorcise

(ˈeksoːsӕiz) verb
to drive away (an evil spirit); to rid (a house etc) of an evil spirit.
ˈexorcism noun
(an) act of exorcizing.
ˈexorcist noun
a person who exorcizes.
References in classic literature ?
Belleforet, Father Le Juge, and Corrozet affirm that it was picked up on the morrow, with great pomp, by the clergy of the quarter, and borne to the treasury of the church of Saint Opportune, where the sacristan, even as late as 1789, earned a tolerably handsome revenue out of the great miracle of the Statue of the Virgin at the corner of the Rue Mauconseil, which had, by its mere presence, on the memorable night between the sixth and seventh of January, 1482, exorcised the defunct Eustache Moubon, who, in order to play a trick on the devil, had at his death maliciously concealed his soul in his straw pallet.
The demon which possessed him was exorcised at last, and with the completion of the work, for which all his life had been a painful preparation, rest descended on his remote and tortured soul.
A chaplain in Cromwell's army exorcised a soldier's obsessing devil by throwing the soldier into the water, when the devil came to the surface.
Her dreams of the past night, being such cheerful ones, had exorcised the gloom, and now haunted the chamber in its stead.
Those words recalled me to myself, exorcised the evil spirit by the mere enchanting power of the voice.
O listen to him; other men like thee Have thankless children and are choleric, But yielding to persuasion's gentle spell They let their savage mood be exorcised. Look thou to the past, forget the present, think On all the woe thy sire and mother brought thee; Thence wilt thou draw this lesson without fail, Of evil passion evil is the end.
"No; stop!" he said hastily, the vivisecting spirit in him exorcised by her shaking voice; "I accuse you of nothing.
If Saul could have had you for his David, the evil spirit would have been exorcised without the aid of the harp."
Here was an opportunity for making himself face it, as he felt that he ought to; for, by this time, no doubt, it was only a sentimental ghost, better exorcised by ruthless exposure to such an eye as Mary's, than allowed to underlie all his actions and thoughts as had been the case ever since he first saw Katharine Hilbery pouring out tea.
When the child started crying, she assured the boy's mother that it was because the demons in him were being exorcised. When she removed him from the water, the skin on his stomach had peeled off.
Alex Shipman, a journalist for (https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/princess-diana-exorcised-sick-reenactment-13216111) Mirror , dubbed the reenactment as sick and disgraceful since the late Princess of Wales was exorcised. The remake also featured a smashed vehicle imitating the Mercedes Benz that Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed were in on the night of their death.
SARACENS 31 HARLEQUINS 17 BY WILLIAM EDWARDS MARK McCALL believes that Saracens have exorcised their "semifinal demons" after reaching a third Twickenham final in five years.