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Definitions of hobgoblin:
  • noun:   an object of dread or apprehension
    Example: "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds--Ralph Waldo Emerson"
  • noun:   (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings

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