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exorcize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occult
exorcizeex‧or‧cize (also exorcise British English) /ˈeksɔːsaɪz $ -ɔːr-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 ROto force evil spirits to leave a place by using special words and ceremonies2 to make yourself forget a bad memory or experience 🔊 trying to exorcise the past
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exorcizeI said, if it wasn't true, then the devils would be exorcized.Uncle Ted had done absolutely nothing since the day Dad exorcized him as he sat with a record-player in his lap.I don't know how to exorcize it.One way of exorcizing such fear and longing is to submit to the ghastly ritual of plastic surgery.Perhaps religions have been invented to try to exorcize that condition.
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Verb table
exorcize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexorcize
he, she, itexorcizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexorcized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave exorcized
he, she, ithas exorcized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad exorcized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill exorcize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have exorcized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam exorcizing
he, she, itis exorcizing
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you, we, theyare exorcizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas exorcizing
you, we, theywere exorcizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been exorcizing
he, she, ithas been exorcizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been exorcizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be exorcizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been exorcizing
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