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Definition 1: a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women - [noun denoting person]

(incubus is a kind of ...) an evil supernatural being

Definition 2: someone who depresses or worries others - [noun denoting person]

(incubus is a kind of ...) a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Definition 3: a situation resembling a terrifying dream - [noun denoting state]

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(incubus is a kind of ...) a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

"the dangerous situation developed suddenly" "that's quite a situation" "no human situation is simple"

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