witchlike


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being or having the character of witchcraft

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These novels present life-threatening, petrifying and witchlike Lilith behaviour.
This particular work he intended for the general reader, covering the ways the image of the witch grew from ideas about heresy and the anachrist, the means by which witches worship, the complex relationships of witches and their familiars as well as both with demons, the development of the sabbat and rituals, the many roles of the witch or witchlike in holy writ, the relationship between diabolic possession and modern spiritualism, and, for better or worse, the place of the witch in drama.
The Quetzal and Jaguar tiles in ranch house kitchen show us early in the novel Zeta and Lecha's connections with the people's history, despite the atmosphere of criminality and the witchlike symbols that surround them.
Her witchlike mother had regaled her with stories of the "savage glories," "barbarous fights and savage feasting" of her Malay kinsmen which to Nina's mind "seemed at last preferable to the sleek hypocrisy, to the polite disguises, to the virtuous pretences of such white people as she had had the misfortune to come in contact with" (Almayer's 42-43).
The time-travelling adventures include Smith And Jones, The Shakespeare Code in which the Doctor ventures to Elizabethan England, where the bard is spellbound by witchlike creatures, and Gridlock.
The Doctor takes Martha to Elizabethan England, where they discover William Shakespeare is under the control of sinister witchlike creatures and are immediately thrown into a battle to stop history being changed forever.
The episode finds Shakespeare under the control of deadly witchlike creatures.
In 'Susan Hill's The Woman in Black', Val Scullion interprets the novel as a 'radical Gothic text that resists feminine stereotypes by presenting the caring, maternal disposition of women as intermixed with traits that might be described as 'demonic', freakish, witchlike or haggish' (p.
We are told how witchlike she was, but we don't know what she was really like.
We're told so much in history of how witchlike she was, and people say she must have been this evil temptress, but I saw her as an enigma.
46) Hera never appears as a character, but we see her image in a magical "mirror," where she has the twisted face and distorted, masculine voice of a stereotypically post-menopausal, witchlike woman.
As David Leverenz notes, Francis Parkman viewed them as "withered witchlike hags.
But we see it from above, dwarfed by a looming yellow-gray storm cloud with a witchlike female head whose mouth emits the words WE ARE ALL MEMORIES.
To the little boy she is a figure of dread, witchlike, predatory, mysterious, someone and something he is urged to visit, to kiss.
You needn't have clocked Hester's vaguely witchlike proclivities to guess how things progress, Gary Yershon's mood music plaintively repeating what must be this least seductive of theatrical titles.