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Synonyms for genie

(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

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Angela Carter created the original Wolf Alice as a feral child but Ellie Rowsell's version writes fantastic edgy songs and is much more to my liking.
constant, that feral child, that complexity, emerging from the
Ibn Tufail's novel tells the story of an autodidactic feral child, raised by a gazelle and living alone on a desert island in the Indian Ocean.
This historical fantasy novel set in medieval Wales feels much more historical than fantastical at times, particularly since Elfgift is characterized more as a feral child than an elf.
DeGregory's done plenty of digging off the beaten path, finding a forgotten feral child, Bingo Bob and a dress diva.
Most of the time Elizabeth was hiding in our bedroom or outside playing soccer with the neighborhood boys--her hair exactly the way she liked, lose and untamed like a feral child.
In such elegant surroundings, MacKenzie reins in the histrionics that could make him wail like the feral child of David Bowie and Maria Callas, instead luxuriating in 13 selections' nuances, elongating songs like a seasoned jazz pro.
He wrote on Proust; on "the Wild Boy of Aveyron," the feral child discovered in France in the nineteenth century; and all manner of literary controversy and incident.
On Friday, authorities rubbished the news that the girl, who has been dubbed "Mowgli" because of the similarities with the feral child protagonist from Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book," was brought up by monkeys living in the Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary.