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possessed

adjective
     
Related topics: Occult
pos‧sessed
1RO if 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

literary to have a particular quality, ability etc:
She was possessed of a fine and original mind.

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