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  • v  expel through adjuration or prayers

  • As the violence worsened, some argued that the only way to exorcize those demons would be to ditch the democratic process and hand the country back to a Saddam-style strongman.
  • With shocked seriousness, Jarrell tries to exorcize the judgment that his fellow criminals have brought on themselves by singing of Man's inability to be other than he is.
  • In the early days of his Presidency, he invited jugglers and street performers into the presidential residence for "a festival of democracy" to exorcize the demons of communism.

  • Ricardo Arjona in VOY Music
    There's never been a social change made by a song, but that doesn't mean those issues haven't been helped by music. I write the songs I want, to exorcize the demons that plague my life,said Arjona, who has sold more than 12 million copies in...
  • David Miliband in Washington Post
    I think we've done more than temporarily exorcize demons,said David Miliband, a Labor member of Parliament and before that one of Blair's chief domestic policy advisers.

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