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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior.

Usage examples (32)
  • He himself was almost in the grip of a 'dybbuk' of documentation.
  • My favorite scene of the year is the opening "dybbuk" scene of A Serious Man.
  • And that is how Avram came upon the dybbuk in the bottle.
  • The secret itself becomes a dybbuk that she must exorcise. for more
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