vampire (Meaning)

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vampire (n)

(folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living

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vampire (n.)

A blood-sucking ghost; a soul of a dead person superstitiously believed to come from the grave and wander about by night sucking the blood of persons asleep, thus causing their death. This superstition is now prevalent in parts of Eastern Europe, and was especially current in Hungary about the year 1730.

Fig.: One who lives by preying on others; an extortioner; a bloodsucker.

Either one of two or more species of South American blood-sucking bats belonging to the genera Desmodus and Diphylla. These bats are destitute of molar teeth, but have strong, sharp cutting incisors with which they make punctured wounds from which they suck the blood of horses, cattle, and other animals, as well as man, chiefly during sleep. They have a caecal appendage to the stomach, in which the blood with which they gorge themselves is stored.

Any one of several species of harmless tropical American bats of the genus Vampyrus, especially V. spectrum. These bats feed upon insects and fruit, but were formerly erroneously supposed to suck the blood of man and animals. Called also false vampire.

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vampire Sentence Examples

  1. The enigmatic vampire stalked his prey through the moonlit streets, searching for a victim.
  2. The ancient vampire possessed extraordinary powers and an unquenchable thirst for blood.
  3. Despite their supernatural abilities, vampires remained vulnerable to certain objects and rituals.
  4. The allure of the vampire's hypnotic gaze captivated its victims, making them easy prey.
  5. Legends told of a vampire who had walked the earth for centuries, its hunger never satisfied.
  6. The vampire's lair was a dark and sinister abode, filled with the stench of decay.
  7. The vampire's fangs were sharp as razors, capable of piercing flesh with ease.
  8. As the vampire sank its fangs into its victim, a surge of adrenaline filled its undead body.
  9. The vampire's immortality came at a price: eternal loneliness and a constant craving for blood.
  10. The hunters pursued the vampire relentlessly, determined to end its reign of terror.

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The enigmatic vampire stalked his prey through the moonlit streets, searching for a victim.

The ancient vampire possessed extraordinary powers and an unquenchable thirst for blood.

Despite their supernatural abilities, vampires remained vulnerable to certain objects and rituals.

The allure of the vampire's hypnotic gaze captivated its victims, making them easy prey.