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Synonyms for succubus

a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men

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Daphne also has many succubae half sisters whom she despises for the pleasure they take from visiting Earth to seduce the souls of men.
She includes figures from folklore, myth, and literature, but only those that are dead humans still capable of behaving as though they were alive--not incubi or succubae, mindless zombies, lamia, and the like even if they share a marquee.
Then, my glasses, Cut in more subtle angles, to disperse And multiply the figures, as I walk Naked between my succubae. (The Alchemist, 2.2.41-48)
She seems to be a Jewish adaptation of the Babylonian incubi and succubae, and in the fourth century she was identified with the Greek Lamiae, who were vampires.