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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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In the form of incubi and succubi, demons seduce humans in their sleep and sometimes capture their souls; La Llorona in Mexico and Central America seduces men away from their homes, and the Devil may disguise himself as a handsome man and carry off the young maiden.
Her latest horror film is called Succubi, a racy and bizarre feature where Melanie can be seen killing man after man.
As Cameron said, slices of its succubi "are immoral".
Quando insegnavo all'Universita, avevo l'impressione che quei ragazzi, anche molto intelligenti, fossero succubi della figura paterna.
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.
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.