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A person as characterized by a stated quality:
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  1. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
An elflike person.
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  1. An elflike person.
  2. A person regarded as elfin in some way
  3. (Folklore) An imaginary being or spirit, as a fairy, elf, or goblin
(Person, proper) A feminine name
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  1. (Person, proper) A feminine name
  2. Faith:
  3. (US slang) A white person.
A small child or being, esp. a mischievous one
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  1. A small child or being, esp. a mischievous one
  2. A usually sprightly or mischievous or sometimes spiteful person.
  3. (Folklore) A tiny, often prankish being in human form, exercising magic powers and haunting woods and hills; sprite
(Folklore) A small brown elf or goblin that does helpful tasks for people at night
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  1. (Folklore) A small brown elf or goblin that does helpful tasks for people at night
  2. A kind of cookie that is a small bar or square of flat, dense, rich chocolate cake, often containing nuts
  3. A small sprite thought to do helpful work at night.
A grotesque elfin creature of folklore, thought to work mischief or evil.
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  1. A grotesque elfin creature of folklore, thought to work mischief or evil.
  2. (Folklore) An evil or mischievous spirit, often represented in pictures as humanlike and ugly or misshapen in form
Anything inspiring seemingly excessive fear or dread; bogy; bugbear
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  1. Anything inspiring seemingly excessive fear or dread; bogy; bugbear
  2. An object or a source of fear, dread, or harassment; a bugbear:
  3. An ugly, mischievous elf or goblin.
A divinity presiding over forests and trees; a wood nymph.
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  1. A divinity presiding over forests and trees; a wood nymph.
  2. (Class. Myth.) Any of the nymphs living in trees; wood nymph
An Arabian and N African baboon (Papio hamadryas) with ashy-gray fur
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  1. An Arabian and N African baboon (Papio hamadryas) with ashy-gray fur
  2. (Greek & Roman Mythology) A wood nymph who lives only as long as the tree of which she is the spirit lives.
  3. (Gr. Myth.) A dryad; specif., a wood nymph whose life is bound up with that of the tree in which she lives
(Class. Myth.) A mountain nymph
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  1. (Class. Myth.) A mountain nymph
  2. Any of a group of mountain nymphs.
(Greek mythology) A female follower of Dionysus, associated with intense reveling.
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  1. (Greek mythology) A female follower of Dionysus, associated with intense reveling.
  2. (Greek Mythology) A woman member of the orgiastic cult of Dionysus.
  3. An excessively wild or emotional woman.
The eight-legged immature form of certain arachnids, such as ticks and mites.
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  1. The eight-legged immature form of certain arachnids, such as ticks and mites.
  2. (Greek & Roman Mythology) Any of numerous minor deities represented as beautiful maidens inhabiting and sometimes personifying features of nature such as trees, waters, and mountains.
  3. The immature form of those insects that do not pass through a pupal stage. Nymphs usually resemble the adults, but are smaller, lack fully developed wings, and are sexually immature.
  1. A priestess of Bacchus.
  2. A priestess or female votary of Bacchus.
  3. A priestess or woman votary of Bacchus
(Greek Mythology) One of the nymphs who lived in and presided over brooks, springs, and fountains.
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  1. (Greek Mythology) One of the nymphs who lived in and presided over brooks, springs, and fountains.
  2. (Bot.) Any of a family (Najadaceae, order Najadales) of monocotyledonous, submerged freshwater plants, consisting of a single genus (Najas) and having linear opposite leaves
  3. (Class. Myth.) Any of the nymphs living in and giving life to springs, fountains, rivers, and lakes
A fairylike or elfin creature, especially one that is mischievous; a playful sprite.
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  1. A fairylike or elfin creature, especially one that is mischievous; a playful sprite.
A mythological creature with a woman's head and upper body, and a tail of a fish.
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  1. A mythological creature with a woman's head and upper body, and a tail of a fish.
A satellite of Neptune.
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  1. A satellite of Neptune.
  2. (Gr. Myth.) Any of the sea nymphs, the fifty daughters of Nereus
  3. (Greek Mythology) One of the sea nymphs, the 50 daughters of Nereus.
(Gmc. Folklore) A female nix
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  1. (Gmc. Folklore) A female nix
  2. A piece of mail returned as undeliverable.
  3. A misaddressed or illegibly addressed piece of mail, therefore undeliverable.
A sheepdog of a medium-sized breed developed in Australia, having a compact body, usually erect ears, and short coat.
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  1. A sheepdog of a medium-sized breed developed in Australia, having a compact body, usually erect ears, and short coat.
  2. (Celt. Folklore) A water spirit, supposed to take the form of a horse and drown people
  3. A malevolent water spirit of Scottish legend, usually having the shape of a horse and rejoicing in or causing drownings.
In the occult philosophy of Paracelsus, a being that has air as its element.
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  1. In the occult philosophy of Paracelsus, a being that has air as its element.
  2. In Paracelsus's alchemical system, any of a class of mortal, soulless beings that inhabit the air
  3. A slim, graceful woman or girl.
A woman regarded as irresistibly alluring.
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  1. A woman regarded as irresistibly alluring.
  2. A woman who uses her sexual attractiveness to entice or allure men; a woman who is considered seductive
  3. An acoustical device in which steam or air is driven against a rotating, perforated disk so as to produce sound; specif., such a device producing a loud, often wailing sound, used esp. as a warning signal
Alternative form of bogey.
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  1. Alternative form of bogey.
  2. Anything one especially, and often needlessly, fears; bugbear
  3. An imaginary evil being or spirit; goblin
  1. Jinn
  2. Alternative form of jinn.
  3. In the Koran and Muslim tradition, a spirit often capable of assuming human or animal form and exercising supernatural influence over people.
A mischievous sprite or elf
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  1. A mischievous sprite or elf
  2. The hard rubber disk used in ice hockey
  3. (Proper) Robin Goodfellow: Puck appears as a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
A devil's offspring; young demon
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  1. A devil's offspring; young demon
  2. A small demon.
  3. A mischievous child.
A sorceress; witch
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  1. A sorceress; witch
  2. A woman of great charm or fascination.
  3. A woman who practices magic; a sorceress.
One particularly skilled or competent at one's craft:
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  1. One particularly skilled or competent at one's craft:
  2. (--- Informal) A woman or girl considered to be charming or fascinating.
  3. A person, especially a woman, claiming or popularly believed to possess magical powers and practice sorcery.
A man who practices witchcraft, esp. black magic; sorcerer
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  1. A man who practices witchcraft, esp. black magic; sorcerer
  2. A man claiming or popularly believed to practice sorcery or witchcraft.
(Celt. Folklore) A female spirit believed to wail outside a house as a warning that a death will occur soon in the family
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  1. (Celt. Folklore) A female spirit believed to wail outside a house as a warning that a death will occur soon in the family
A person believed to have been transformed into a wolf or to be capable of assuming the form of a wolf.
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  1. A person believed to have been transformed into a wolf or to be capable of assuming the form of a wolf.
A giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans.
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  1. A giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans.
  2. A hideous, coarse, or cruel man
  3. A person who is felt to be particularly cruel, brutish, or hideous.
(Heraldry) A roundel sable.
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  1. (Heraldry) A roundel sable.
  2. A female giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans.
  3. A woman who is considered cruel or ugly.
A satellite of Uranus.
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  1. A satellite of Uranus.
  2. (Place, proper) A satellite of the planet Uranus
  3. (Person, proper) In Shakespeare's The Tempest, an airy spirit who is the servant of Prospero
A mischievous sprite in English folklore; Puck.
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  1. A mischievous sprite in English folklore; Puck.
  2. (Eng. Folklore, person, proper) A mischievous sprite or fairy: identified with Puck
(Eng. Folklore, person, proper) A fairy queen who controls people's dreams
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  1. (Eng. Folklore, person, proper) A fairy queen who controls people's dreams
A satellite of Uranus.
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  1. A satellite of Uranus.
  2. The king of the fairies and husband of Titania in medieval folklore.
A satellite of Uranus.
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  1. A satellite of Uranus.
  2. The queen of the fairies and wife of Oberon in medieval folklore.
A person or thing regarded as evil, cruel, etc.
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  1. A person or thing regarded as evil, cruel, etc.
  2. One who is extremely zealous, skillful, or diligent:
  3. A devil; evil spirit
  1. Demon
  2. (Computers) A program or process that runs in the background but remains inactive until invoked.
  3. A guardian spirit; inspiring or inner spirit
(Zoroastrianism) A supernatural entity of disagreeable nature.
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  1. (Zoroastrianism) A supernatural entity of disagreeable nature.
(Folklore) A female evil spirit or demon who has sexual intercourse with sleeping men
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  1. (Folklore) A female evil spirit or demon who has sexual intercourse with sleeping men
  2. A female demon supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with a man while he sleeps.
  3. An evil spirit; a demon.
An outstanding example, especially of something difficult or bad:
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  1. An outstanding example, especially of something difficult or bad:
  2. (Theol. --- proper) The chief evil spirit, a supernatural being subordinate to, and the foe of, God, and the tempter of human beings; Satan: typically depicted as a man with horns, a tail, and cloven feet
  3. A subordinate evil spirit; a demon.
A vampire bat.
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  1. A vampire bat.
  2. (Folklore) One of the undead that wanders at night to suck the blood of its human victims
  3. In popular folklore, an undead being in human form that survives by sucking the blood of living people, especially at night.
(Folklore) A female demon or vampire
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  1. (Folklore) A female demon or vampire
  2. (Greek Mythology) A monster represented as a serpent with the head and breasts of a woman that ate children and sucked the blood from men.
  3. (Class. Myth.) Any of a class of monsters, half woman and half serpent, supposed to lure people, esp. children, in order to suck their blood
In popular folklore, an undead or subhuman being, especially one that eats human flesh.
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  1. In popular folklore, an undead or subhuman being, especially one that eats human flesh.
  2. A person who derives pleasure from loathsome acts or things
  3. An evil spirit or demon in Muslim folklore believed to plunder graves and feed on corpses.
A shrewish woman
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  1. A shrewish woman
  2. A relentless, greedy, or grasping person
  3. (Greek Mythology) One of several loathsome, voracious monsters with the head and trunk of a woman and the tail, wings, and talons of a bird.
A siren of Germanic legend whose singing lures sailors to shipwreck.
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  1. A siren of Germanic legend whose singing lures sailors to shipwreck.
  2. (Gmc. Folklore, person, proper) A siren whose singing on a rock in the Rhine lures sailors to shipwreck on the reefs: originally a character in literature
(Greek mythology) An enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into pigs.
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  1. (Greek mythology) An enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into pigs.
  2. (Person, proper) In Homer's Odyssey, an enchantress who turns men into swine
  3. A goddess who turned Odysseus's men temporarily into swine but later gave him directions for their journey home.
In Gnosticism, a deity subordinate to the supreme deity, sometimes considered the creator of evil
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  1. In Gnosticism, a deity subordinate to the supreme deity, sometimes considered the creator of evil
  2. A deity in Gnosticism, Manichaeism, and other religions who creates the material world and is often viewed as the originator of evil.
  3. Something (as an institution, idea, or individual) conceived as an autonomous creative force or decisive power.
A close friend or associate.
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  1. A close friend or associate.
  2. One who performs domestic service in the household of a high official.
  3. An attendant spirit, often taking animal form.
A ghost that manifests itself by noises, rappings, and the creation of disorder.
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  1. A ghost that manifests itself by noises, rappings, and the creation of disorder.
  2. A kind of ghost thought by some to be responsible for mysterious noisy disturbances
A lure, or a lure and line, used in trolling
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  1. A lure, or a lure and line, used in trolling
  2. A supernatural creature of Scandinavian folklore, variously portrayed as a friendly or mischievous dwarf or as a giant, that lives in caves, in the hills, or under bridges.
  3. (Derogatory) A person, especially an older gay man, considered to be unpleasant or ugly.
A brief reflection or maxim; a pithy saying.
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  1. A brief reflection or maxim; a pithy saying.
  2. A wise, pithy saying; maxim
  3. A pithy saying that expresses a general truth or fundamental principle; an aphorism.
A maker of mischief.
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  1. A maker of mischief.
  2. A small imaginary creature humorously blamed for the faulty operation of airplanes or the disruption of any procedure
  3. An imaginary gnomelike creature to whom mechanical problems, especially in aircraft, are attributed.
In Irish folklore, a mischievous elflike creature or fairy who grants wishes or reveals the location of hidden treasure when captured.
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  1. In Irish folklore, a mischievous elflike creature or fairy who grants wishes or reveals the location of hidden treasure when captured.
  2. (Ir. Folklore) A fairy in the form of a little old man who can reveal a buried crock of gold to anyone who catches him
A gnome in mines and other underground places
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  1. A gnome in mines and other underground places
  2. A gnome that haunts underground places in German folklore.
  3. An often mischievous household elf in German folklore.
A delusive or misleading hope.
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  1. A delusive or misleading hope.
  2. (Idiomatic, British folklore) A strange light that attracts travellers from pathways into dangerous marshes or graveyards.
  3. Any hope or goal that leads one on but is impossible to reach
A migratory bird that makes a temporary stop somewhere.
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  1. A migratory bird that makes a temporary stop somewhere.
  2. A visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
  3. A supernatural visitor; ghost, phantom, etc.
A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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  1. A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  2. (Eng. Folklore) A doglike goblin whose appearance supposedly foreshadows death or bad luck
A prefix that means: “around” (as in pericardium, ) or “near” (as in perihelion ).
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  1. A prefix that means: “around” (as in pericardium, ) or “near” (as in perihelion ).
  2. (Pers. Myth.) A fairy or elf descended from evil angels and barred from paradise until penance has been done
  3. In Persian mythology, a beautiful and benevolent supernatural being or fairy, earlier regarded as malevolent.
Any of a worldwide family (Satyridae) of butterflies with gray or brown wings, often with eyelike spots
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  1. Any of a worldwide family (Satyridae) of butterflies with gray or brown wings, often with eyelike spots
  2. (Gr. Myth.) Any of a class of minor woodland deities, attendant on Dionysus, orig. represented as having the ears and tail of a horse, later as having pointed ears, short horns, the head and trunk of a man, and the hind legs of a goat, and as being fond of riotous merriment and lechery
  3. A man who is affected by satyriasis.
(Obsolete) plural form of fauna / Alternative form of faunae.
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  1. (Obsolete) plural form of fauna / Alternative form of faunae.
  2. Any of a class of minor Roman deities, usually represented as having the trunk of a man and the horns, pointed ears, tail, and hind legs of a goat
  3. Any of numerous rural deities represented as having the body of a man and the horns, ears, tail, and sometimes legs of a goat.
(Informal) One who is particularly adept at something:
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  1. (Informal) One who is particularly adept at something:
  2. (Informal) A person addicted to some activity, habit, etc.
  3. An evil spirit; a demon.
An extinct North Germanic language once spoken on the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
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  1. An extinct North Germanic language once spoken on the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
  2. (Norse Myth., person) Any of the three goddesses, representing the past, present, and future, who determine the destiny of gods and mortals
The supposed force, principle, or power that predetermines events:
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  1. The supposed force, principle, or power that predetermines events:
  2. Something inevitable, supposedly determined by this power
  3. A final result or consequence; an outcome:
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