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nix

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nixie,

in Germanic mythology, water sprite. The nixes could assume various shapes, most frequently as half human and half fish. They could do favors for humans, particularly in teaching them bewitching music, but for the most part they were treacherous and malignant.
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An alien called The Full Aspect of Nixies Zero Zero Two made Pen-y-Fan, below, sacred
It accomplishes this critique by representing Nimbus Thaumaturgical and the Nixies as equally corrupt within the novel, implying that there is no difference between legal and illegal drug use and distribution.
Hablo con el rey de las nixies, que vivia en un enorme palacio de cristal bajo un tranquilo lago en lo mas profundo del bosque, para que le diese su bendicion y pudiera marcharse con el y casarse.
She finds him dragged down into the depths by sea-creatures who are an amalgam of classical nereides and the malicious nixies and mermaids of northern folklore.
Draw up an agreement regarding nixies and de-duplication.
Another promising list we compiled ourselves turned out to yield a dismaying number of nixies.
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