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).
No valuable or lasting peace will come till jealousy is exorcised.
Until the manner of his death had been made clear, his ubiquitous presence was not to be exorcised.
But although subjugated and exorcised, she at least was reminiscent.
So certain were they to whom I spoke that I had an evil spirit, that some would have me exorcised.
The phantoms were exorcised, and the house purified of fear.
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.