Predicate: exorcise

Roleset id: exorcise.01 , get rid of evil spirits, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

exorcise.01: EXORCISE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'exorcise' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 10.5. updated to 10.4.1 (from exorcise.01-v predicate notes)


exorcise (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: exorcist (vnrole: 10.4.1-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: evil spirits (vnrole: 10.4.1-theme)
        Arg2-DIR: place haunted (vnrole: 10.4.1-source)

Example: just transitive

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        [The Rev. Alphonsus Trabold, a theology professor and exorcism expert at St. Bonaventure University in Olean, N.Y.,]-1 frequently is asked *trace*-1 *trace*-1 to exorcise unruly spirits, and he often obliges.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: exorcise
        Arg1: unruly spirits

Example: ARG2

        he exorcised it of some unknown uncleanliness or sin

        Arg0: he
        Rel: exorcised
        Arg2: it
        Arg1: of some unknown uncleanliness or sin