CEOs may not get too exorcised about a falling stock price or declining market share.
Though it was exorcised and is now caged, it apparently still moves about and growls at visitors.
But it seemed to have exorcised many of the demons haunting the lithe and fair actress.
After the monsters were exorcised they took the child to Medni and he became the first raja of Nahan (Sarmor).
They sent out of the city for a famous exorcist, who exorcised the spirit for a week.
Until the manner of his death had been made clear, his ubiquitous presence was not to be exorcised.
They were like haunting shapes; they could not be exorcised.
So certain were they to whom I spoke that I had an evil spirit, that some would have me exorcised.
Let him be once exorcised and the ills of humanity are gone.
They seemed measurelessly alone there at the exorcised window, alone, after the menace, as they had never been.
c.1400, "to invoke spirits," from Old French exorciser (14c.), from Late Latin exorcizare, from Greek exorkizein "banish an evil spirit; bind by oath" (see exorcism).
Sense of "calling up evil spirits to drive them out" became dominant 16c. A rare case where -ise trumps -ize on both sides of the Atlantic, perhaps by influence of exercise. Related: Exorcised; exorcising.