GRE Word List


an evil spirit that lies on persons in their sleep

The meaning of the word incubus is an evil spirit that lies on persons in their sleep.

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maleficentworking or productive of harm or evil : baleful
quietudea quiet state : repose
referendumthe principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative
inherentinvolved in the constitution or essential character of something : belonging by nature or habit : intrinsic
chastiseto censure severely : castigate
cliquea narrow exclusive circle or group of persons
perversionthe action of perverting : the condition of being perverted
gleama transient appearance of subdued or partly obscured light