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genie

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Folklore
geniege‧nie /ˈdʒiːni/ noun [countable]  1 RFa magical creature in old Arabian stories that will do what you want when you call it2 let the genie out of the bottle
Examples from the Corpus
genieThere is no genie to snap its fingers and whiplash me out of this world I am living in.As a child of the 1960s and 1970s, the nuclear genie still looms large for me as a powerful analogy.The creative genius of artist, composer, or writer is a kind of genie.Well, when he has his own personal genie, he has options.When they ran out of food, they asked the genie for more silver dishes, which they sold to buy food.And then the genie told him about the magician disguised as the holy woman.The princess passed on her request to Aladdin, who passed it on to the genie.The genie is out of the bottle.
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