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Synonyms for incubus

a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women

a situation resembling a terrifying dream


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someone who depresses or worries others

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My wealthy relative's cheque--henceforth, the incubus of my existence-- warns me that I have not done with this record of violence yet.
The paralysis it occasioned in his system, was like the effect of the incubus.
The little store of sovereigns in the tin box seemed to be the only sight that brought a faint beam of pleasure into the miller's eyes,--faint and transient, for it was soon dispelled by the thought that the time would be long--perhaps longer than his life,--before the narrow savings could remove the hateful incubus of debt.
Epic Records commitment to breaking the world's music barriers continues with multi-platinum artist releases from R&B diva Macy Gray, modern rock hit-makers Incubus, the Godfather of rock Ozzy Osbourne, rap-metal pioneers Korn, and a return from the funk-a-fide Brit Jamiroquai.
com has chosen Epic/Immortal Recording artist Incubus and their anxiously awaited release "Morning View" for their premiere foray into advance album previewing with online pre-order.
Featuring: The Long Beach Dub Allstars, the Offspring, Weezer, Pennywise, Puddle of Mudd, Social Distortion, Mike D & Mixmaster Mike, Incubus, Adema and Cold.
Today, Epic Records Online announces the premiere of over 35 RSS feeds for its established and emerging artists, including Incubus, Fiona Apple, Tenacious D, and Natasha Bedingfield.
MILWAUKEE -- The rock band Incubus reached new heights last night playing to a raucous, wild crowd at the 24th MGD Blind Date at Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
Bravo is proud to have worked with artists along their journey from small clubs to arenas and amphitheaters, including Ben Harper, Blink 182, Black Eyed Peas, Incubus, 311, No Doubt, Nickelback, Keith Urban and Godsmack.
Their cats have been left too frightened to go upstairs after the first floor was invaded by three ghosts including a dreaded incubus demon.
LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Rock heroes, Incubus and Deftones , announced today they will set out on a co-headlining summer tour visiting nearly 20 cities throughout the United States with more to be announced.
Also joining the upcoming event are Fall Out Boy, Slash, Incubus and Judas Priest.
As part of the 2011 Yasalam programme, the emirate also welcomed hard rock legends Metallica (pictured above), Britney Spears, Incubus, Jay Sean, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor among others.
Indeed, what was Incubus, a band that have been off the radar for years, doing playing at the F1 show at all, occupying the same slot as Britney Spears and, lest we forget, Sir Paul McCartney.