Synonyms for genie

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"None at present," answered Aladdin, and then the genie disappeared.

The genie told him his command should be immediately obeyed, and disappeared.

He took the lamp, which he carried about him, rubbed it, and presently the genie appeared.

The genie bowed his head in token of obedience, and disappeared.

A uniformed Jap appeared immediately as though summoned by a genie.

They must have got the bead on that bunch of material the genie's bringing in.

Carl was hating himself for ever having teased Genie Linderbeck.

The genie of course suggested the Directory, and I ran for it to the clerk's office.

Could a genie have guessed that Mrs. Chump was at the bottom of it all?

But the Genie said, 'Nay, there will come a time for that, traitress!'

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "tutelary spirit," from French génie, from Latin genius (see genius); used in French translation of "Arabian Nights" to render Arabic jinni, singular of jinn, which it accidentally resembled, and attested in English with this sense from 1748.

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