djinni djinni

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

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Usage(s):

  1. Randall's djinni happens to be Burl Ives, who complicates a routine romantic farce by conjuring up slaves, seneschals, dromedaries, elephants, a shapely blue djinniyeh (Kamala .
  2. White's buildings were of course constructed from the most detailed blueprints, but they often appear as though he had rubbed a lamp, pointed to a drawing, and told the djinni to .
  3. The Cry of Conscience is represented by echoing, disembodied voices; Quinn is pursued by a djinni who repeats the Hippocratic oath, and Lana writhes daintily in her sleep as Nolan .
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