exorcismal

exorcism

[ek-sawr-siz-uhm, -ser-]
noun
1.
the act or process of exorcising.
2.
the ceremony or the formula used in exorcising: An elaborate exorcism was pronounced over the sick man.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English exorcisme (< Old French) < Medieval Latin < Greek exorkismós administration of an oath. See exorcise, -ism

exorcismal [ek-sawr-siz-muhl, ‐ser] , exorcisory [ek-sawr-sahy-zuh-ree, ‐ser] , exorcistical, exorcistic, adjective
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exorcism
14c., "a calling up or driving out of evil spirits," from L.L. exorcismus, from Gk. exorkizein "exorcize, bind by oath," from ex- "out of" + horkizein "cause to swear," from horkos "oath."
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