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Adjective
Under a spell or the influence of spirits
“During the experiment, state-of-the-art neuro-imaging technology will be used to monitor the brain activity of a supposedly possessed man.”
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Seemingly crazed or insane
“Steiner barged in one morning, ranting like a man possessed.”
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Having emotional or mental peace
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“Even while still a teenager, friends recalled that he had always looked calm, poised, and possessed.”
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Excessively attracted to, in love with, or fond of someone or something
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In one's possession or ownership
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In a condition or state of stimulation
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(of a place) Frequented by a ghost
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Exhibiting enthusiasm or strong passion
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State of being happy and contented
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Pertaining to a corpse, though having qualities of life
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Evil, fiendish, devilish or diabolical
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Having inhabitants
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Intent
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Polite, elegant, and sophisticated in manner
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Verb
To have been living a particular way of life
“Both individuals possess qualities that are considered essential to becoming a successful entrepreneur.”
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Past tense for to have in one's possession
“The three richest people in the world are said to possess more wealth than the poorest nations combined.”
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Past tense for to take possession of
“They had themselves overpowered another group of colonizers to possess the land they now inhabit.”
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Past tense for to take control of someone's body or mind, especially in a supernatural manner
“In older cultures, people believed that demons could possess them and cause disease or illness.”
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Past tense for to become an obsession with
“Thoughts of freedom would possess Andy Dufresne's mind as he hatched his brazen plan to escape from prison.”
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Past tense for to physically grip or grasp something
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Past tense for to hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
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Past tense for to hold or maintain
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Past tense for to cast a magical spell on
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Past tense for to engage in carnal activity
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Past tense for to live or reside in
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Past tense for to be in a strong enough position to have or secure (something)
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Past tense for to cause to become angry
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Past tense for to hold exclusive control of a market or supply
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Past tense for to weigh heavily on one's mind, typically causing worry or anxiety
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