1. to expel (an evil spirit) by or as if by incantation, command, or prayer 2. to free from evil spirits or malign influences

I heard this word this morning on the radio. The reporter said something about the House of Representatives needing to exorcise its demons before the next election in November. The interesting thing about this word for me is that it sounds a lot like “exercise.” Tomorrow I’ll post another word that sounds like a commonly used word but has an entirely different meaning.

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