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pos•sessed



Pronunciation: (pu-zest'), [key]
adj.
1. spurred or moved by a strong feeling, madness, or a supernatural power (often fol. by by, of, or with): The army fought as if possessed. The village believed her to be possessed of the devil.
2. self-possessed; poised.
3. possessed of,having; possessing: He is possessed of intelligence and ambition.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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