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possessed

  

      adj  
1    foll by: of   owning or having  
2    usually postpositive   under the influence of a powerful force, such as a spirit or strong emotion  
3       a less common word for       self-possessed  


self-possessed  
      adj   having control of one's emotions, etc.  
  self-possessedly      adv  
  self-possession      n  
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possessed

  
  
bedevilled, berserk, bewitched, consumed, crazed, cursed, demented, enchanted, frenetic, frenzied, hag-ridden, haunted, maddened, obsessed, raving, under a spell  


self-possessed     
collected, confident, cool, cool as a cucumber     (informal)   poised, self-assured, sure of oneself, together     (slang)   unruffled  

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