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vam·pire

vampire

 
 
pronunciation:
vaem paIr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a creature in folk tales that is said to have died but come back to life. Vampires suck blood from people in order to stay among the living.
My little brother is too scared to watch movies about vampires biting people.
definition 2: a bat native to Central and South America that feeds on the blood of animals.
derivations: vampiric (adj.), vampirish (adj.)
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