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siddha

n.

in Indian religion, "one who has attained perfection and bliss," 1846, from Sanskrit siddhah "accomplished, achieved, successful, possessing supernatural power, sorcerer, saint," related to sidhyati "reaches his goal, succeeds," sadhuh "right, skilled, excellent, a holy man."

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  • “It will be both honour and pleasure to me,” said siddha, bowing respectfully.

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  • Extraordinary was the impression which the sight of this recluse made on siddha.

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  • At last their repast came to an end, but the remainder of the day brought no pleasure to siddha.

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  • Instantly siddha drew back a step, and laid his hand on the dagger in his belt.

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  • Before siddha could guess her intention, she flew towards him, aiming a blow at his heart with a dagger.

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  • No, I did not know it,” said siddha; “this is the first time it has come to my ears.

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  • The priest regarded siddha with anger, not unmingled with disquietude.

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  • siddha followed to seek his uncle and his travelling companion.

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  • And then the conspiracy, in which siddha had become more and more entangled.

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  • What a happy condition of things,” said siddha, “for both parties.

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