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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occult
possessedpos‧sessed /pəˈzest/ adjective  1 ROif someone is possessed, their mind is controlled by something evil She was convinced he was possessed by the devil.like a man/woman possessed literary (=with a lot of energy or violence)2 be possessed of something self-possessed
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possessedHer family thought that she was possessed, and called in a priest.like a man/woman possessedYoung played the game like a man possessed.Sobbing and screaming, she thrashed about like a woman possessed.Chamden performed like men possessed and even had the audacity to mount wave after wave of attacks.
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