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synonyms for lamia

  • conjurer
  • enchanter
  • enchantress
  • hag
  • magician
  • necromancer
  • occultist
  • sorcerer
  • sorceress
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How to use lamia in a sentence

The chief prey of the Lamia was, it appears, members of the human species, preferably males.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
Harkaman was intending to use her for retraining of all the Lamia and Space Scourge officers, and rotated them back and forth.
SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
Maybe it would be for the Lamia, but we have a three-ship fleet and a planetary base to meet expenses on.
SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
Another Beowulf ship blew up, a craft about the size of Spasso's Lamia.
SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
Indeed the passion of Demetrius for Lamia caused not only his wives but his friends to dislike her and be jealous of her.
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IVAUBREY STEWART
For this reason one of the comic poets very cleverly called Lamia a “city-taker.”
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IVAUBREY STEWART
However, besides this, Lamia extorted money from many citizens on pretence of providing a supper for the king.
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IVAUBREY STEWART
Jeffrey in his review of the Lamia volume has a fine phrase about this passage.
LIFE OF JOHN KEATSSIDNEY COLVIN
Although for the largeness of the mouth, and frequency in those seas, it may possibly be the Lamia.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 2 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
In some respects the Neraïda closely resemble the Lamia, and both of them have many features in common with the Laume.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALESW. R. S. RALSTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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