exorcist


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ex·or·cism

 (ĕk′sôr-sĭz′əm, -sər-)
n.
1. The act, practice, or ceremony of exorcising.
2. A formula used in exorcising.

ex′or·cist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exorcist - one of the minor orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church
Holy Order, Order - (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy; "theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order"
2.exorcist - someone who practices exorcism
necromancer, sorcerer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, wizard, magician - one who practices magic or sorcery
Translations
طارِد الأرواح الشِّرّيرَه
djævleuddrivereksorcist
egzorcist
særingamaîur
exorcista
kötü ruhları kovan kimse

exorcist

[ˈeksɔːsɪst] Nexorcista mf

exorcist

[ˈɛksɔːrsɪst] nexorciste mf

exorcist

nExorzist(in) m(f)

exorcist

[ˈɛksɔːsɪst] nesorcista m

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 ?
Do you know that in my business you're an exorcist almost before anything else?
Sicilian priest and trained exorcist Benigno Palilla told Vatican News there are about 500,000 cases requiring exorcism services in Italy each year, due to which the Vatican has set up exorcism training courses.
An exorcist can help a believer to escape their problems but not to solve them, psychiatrist Hunik says.
The tremendous success of "The Exorcist" insured it would be followed up by various sequels, such as "The Exorcist II: The Heretic" in 1977 by director John Boorman, which was so poorly received that it spurred the original author of the book into writing a sequel in 1983 titled "Legion", which was then adapted into "The Exorcist III" in 1990, which ignored the events of "The Heretic" and was based on the real life Zodiac Killer crimes.
Chris calls on an exorcist, played by Peter Bowles, to tackle Regan's possession.
ONE of the most frightening titles of all time - The Exorcist - is being adapted for the West End Stage.
PTI The Exorcist director William Friedkin is working on a feature-length documentary based on exorcism.
The Exorcist has consistently been voted the scariest movie of all time, but can those thrills and chills translate to the stage?
Birmingham Rep will stage The Exorcist over Halloween, from October 21 to November 5.
One clergyman, an exorcist covering London and Kent, said: "It's true to say there is a greater interest in exorcisms.
Jose "Jocis" Syquia, chief exorcist at the Archdiocese of Manila Office of Exorcism.