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incubus

in·cu·bus

incubus

 
pronunciation:
Ingk y bs
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: incubi, incubuses
definition 1: an evil spirit in male form that is said to have sexual intercourse with women as they sleep. (Cf. succubus.)
definition 2: a frightening dream.
similar words:
nightmare
definition 3: anything that oppresses one.
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