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suc·cu·bus

(sŭk'ū-bŭs),
A demon, in female form, believed to have sexual intercourse with a man during sleep. Compare: incubus.
[L. succubo, to lie under]

suc·cu·bus

(sŭk'yū-bŭs)
A demon, in female form, believed to have sexual intercourse with a man during sleep.
Compare: incubus
[L. succubo, to lie under]
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Innocent VIII, writing in 1482, decried the numbers of the Catholic faith, "many of both sexes, unmindful of their own salvation and straying from the Catholic Faith, [who] have abandoned themselves to devils, incubi and succubi.
In Succubi, I had to kill several men strapped to a four-poster bed.
Some muses ravish us justlikethat, while others, succubi or incubi, sneak up on us in the night, transforming us forever.
In the work of any of these writers--or any number of others--we may encounter ghosts, zombies, demons, succubi, brutal murderers, or supernatural events, but stories are rarely derived from these elements.
Non si pensi pero che gli artisti del tempo fossero succubi di imposizioni dali' alto, al contrario essi stessi erano spesso sensibili ai problemi religiosi e si adeguavano nella loro espressione artistica alle nuove esigenze culturali.
Ghosts, generally undesirable comers, suggest that death is reversible, but at the price of a takeover of the living, especially in the case of vampires or parasites such as succubi.
But in the manuscript the garrulous friar rambles on with stories about cases he has known of incubi and succubi, and how to exorcise them.
Some are called fates, others (in Spanish) duende, others incubi and succubi.
To all such as dwell in trees; rock devils, Earth imps, tree demons, ghommids, dewilds, genie Incubi, succubi, windhorls, bits and halves and such Sons and subjects of Forest Father, and all That dwell in his domain, take note, this night Is the welcome of the dead.
Those horrors of alienated will are like ghosts and ghouls, like incubi and succubi, in that they lack the ordinary human emotions.