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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 succubus scene in Mad World, for instance, most analyses address only the problem of the sudden shift in tone from "sardonic amusement to stern incrimination" with Penitent Brothel's access of remorse over his adultery.
The creature begins as a sort of incubus or succubus, attaching itself to the face of an unsuspecting body.
In 1995 racism may wear a new dress, buy a new pair of boots, but neither it nor its succubus twin fascism is new or can make anything new.
To Casaubon Dorothea is a near succubus, "darkly feminine," visiting him "in the darkness of the night" to unsettle his thoughts (139, 290).
It is interesting from this point of view that the notions of incubus and succubus, so commonly reported of the nightmare elsewhere, appear to have no place in Melanesian thought.
Philip Roth's remark that O'Brien's Ireland is "more succubus than mother" seems presciently apt of a book in which a young girl is impregnated by her drunken and sell pitying father soon after the girl's mother has died, finally abandoning her to sexual advances that had begun long before t, he mother's death.
FACT: The Succubus is a woman - usually old - who makes nocturnal visits to men's bedrooms.
Judith is variously described as a fatal woman, a nemesis, praying mantis, vampire, succubus.
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The entity he encountered has been reported for years all over the world, and is known as a succubus - a demonic being which lies on a sleeping person's chest and causes paralysis - and sometimes death.
with the participation of the Canadian Television Fund (Canada Media Fund), and in association with Shaw Media; "Lost Girl" follows the life of a Succubus named 'Bo.