exorcism

Part of speech: noun

The act of exorcising evil spirits.

Part of speech: noun

Exorcist.

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Usage examples "exorcism":

  1. There was fresh, clean pitch in the great logs that blazed; and it seemed to Oliver that the exorcism must continue to the end of time. - "The Heritage of the Hills", Arthur P. Hankins.
  2. Abbot was wholly familiar with the history of the Anglican attitude towards exorcism. - "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718", Wallace Notestein.
  3. Rejoice, for the exorcism is sure! - "Zanoni", Edward Bulwer Lytton.