Each of the following sentences is followed by four words or group of words. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word or group of words.

What is the correct answer?


She had a terrible night caused by a(n)_____ during her sleep.

A. incubus

B. debility

C. obsession

D. delusion

Correct Answer :

A. incubus

An incubus is a male devil supposed to have sex with a sleeping woman. Broadly, incubus means a very worrying problem. In literary usages, as in the given sentence, it means a bad dream and is synonymous with incubus.

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