exorcize

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exorcize ‎(third-person singular simple present exorcizes, present participle exorcizing, simple past and past participle exorcized)

  1. (transitive) To drive out supposed evil spirits from a person, place or thing, especially by an incantation or prayer
  2. (transitive) To rid a person, place or thing of an evil spirit

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Unlike most verbs using the -ise/-ize suffix, exorcise is more commonly spelled with -s- even in American English.


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exorcize

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of exorcizar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of exorcizar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of exorcizar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of exorcizar