exorciser

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n exorciser someone who practices exorcism
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Exorciser An exorcist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n exorciser One who casts out evil spirits by adjurations and conjuration.
    • n exorciser One who calls up spirits; a conjurer.
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Usage

In literature:

If we find my visitor still in the house, I may even call upon you to exorcise it.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
Surely she will exorcise your dismal thoughts.
"The Son of Monte Christo" by Jules Lermina
The house ghost-haunted; a yearly exorcising of the restless spirit demanded?
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
Man has no shrewder weapon against the woman he has loved and wishes to exorcise from his path.
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
They enjoyed in those days the alternative of being exorcised or executed.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
As drivers will, she tried to exorcise the creeping fear by singing.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
And, Cecil, it's love, love for you, that's exorcised it.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
Brilliana exorcised the plea.
"The Lady of Loyalty House" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Nothing can exorcise that selfishness but the constraining love of Christ.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
If maternity would indeed exorcise the Invader, Milly had lost no time in beginning the exorcism.
"The Invader" by Margaret L. Woods
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In poetry:

Your one short moan of pain
Was an exorcising spell:
The devil flew back to hell;
We were alone again.
"The Alien" by Aldous Huxley
Wild croquet HOOPER banned,
And all the sports of Mammon,
He warred with cribbage, and
He exorcised backgammon.
"The Rival Curates" by William Schwenck Gilbert
So that a stranger in the land
Wherein I moved, where'er I went,
I dwelt, whom none could understand,
Or exorcise my discontent.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
Just whistle a bit, if there 's work to do,
With the mind or in the soil.
And your note will turn out a talisman true
To exorcise grim Toil.
"Just Whistle A Bit" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
And so they take the last poor son
Of all that tainted host,
And try to exorcise the taint
There at the whipping-post.
This is the Age of Reason, friends!
It is our proudest boast.
"The Age of Reason" by C J Dennis
With no attachments, like a foetus in a bottle,
The obsolete house, the sea, flattened to a picture
She has one too many dimensions to enter.
Grief and anger, exorcised,
Leave her alone now.
"A Life" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

The ex-Dawson exorcises the douchey version of himself—as "James Van Der Beek .".
China's Communists attempt to exorcise a comrade.
New year a good time to exorcise hoarding instincts.
How to Exorcise them from the Data Center.
MIT Hopes to Exorcise 'Phantom' Traffic Jams.
'Brain gym' may exorcise Boomers' fears about aging.
It is time, however, to exorcise any image perpetuated by Henry Ford and his lot.
It is time to exorcise any image perpetuated by Henry Ford and his lot.
Thrashing of Arkansas helps A&M seniors exorcise demons.
SCOTT CITY — It didn't take long, but the Scott City Beavers exorcised all the ghosts of playoffs past.
Against Steelers, Bengals counting on Dalton to exorcise sophomore jinx .
CARPACCIO TRATTORIA opened three months ago at the storied northeast corner of NE MLK and Fremont, and in not-so-hushed tones it was wondered if the bold and flashy launch could exorcise the ghosts of former inhabitants Belly and Terroir.
Jack Nicklaus exorcises Ford-era demons by stumping for Romney.
It is not that easy to exorcise the ghost of the family.
Before they topped the charts by sowing the seeds of love, the guys in Tears for Fears used synths and stomping beats to exorcise emotional demons — and before he became an Oscar-winning composer, so did Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails.
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In science:

PT-symmetric quantization has exorcised the vicious ghosts thought to inhabit some theories according to more traditional analyses [Mostafazadeh, 2005; Bender, 2007; Bender and Mannheim, 2008], though the resulting theories sometimes have surprising phenomenology.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
Indeed, in section V we show that, by adding a standard Einstein-Hilbert term, the transverse traceless ghosts can be exorcised, although then the conformal mode becomes problematic.
The bimetric variational principle for General Relativity
A number of attempts were made to exorcise Maxwell’s demon (see Bennett 1987), such as arguments that the demon cannot gather information without doing work, or without disturbing (and thus heating) the gas, both of which are untrue.
Quantum Computing
This is also natural from the thermodynamical point of view: Maxwell’s demon was exorcised just by including itself into the description .
Compressing compound states
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