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āvisati

, pr. 3 sg. [sa. āviśati], to enter, occupy,
possess
(of demons and spirits); to seize, overcome,
overpower
(of feelings, passions, calamity), D III
204,17 ayaṁ yakkho gaṇhāti, ayaṁ yakkho ~, a. y.
heṭheti . . . .; Ja V 185,18* aratī mam . . . ~: 328,30*
bhiyyo ~ī soko domanassañ c'anappakaṁ (read thus);
Nidd I 409,2 bhayaṁ pīḷanaṁ ~; 3 pl. ~anti, Vin I
149,4 pisācehi ubbāḷhā honti, ~ pi ojam pi haranti
(Sp 1070,11 ~tī ti sarīraṁ anupavisanti); Th 931 te
kilesā pavaḍḍhantā ~ bahuṁ janaṁ (Th-a III 77,33
janaṁ abhibhavitvā avasaṁ karontā ~, santānaṁ
anupavisanti); — pot. 3 sg. ~eyya, Mil 168,24 yathā
vā . . . . kañcid eva purisaṁ bhūto ~; — aor. 3 sg.
āvisi, Ras II 89,29 yakkho.....tassa sarīre ~; Sn
936 (Nidd I 406,27; 409,4,6) maṁ bhayaṁ ~; Ja IV
410,13* bhiyyo maṁ ~ī pīti somanassañ c'anap-
pakaṁ; — abs. ~itvā, Ras I 46,33 tassa.....sarīre
eko yakkho ~ pīḷeti; Th-a III 77,35 yathā.......
rakkhasā bhisakka-rahite ummatte ~ te anaya-
byasanaṁ āpādentā tehi kīḷanti, evaṁ te kilesā
bhikkhū ~.....tehi saddhiṁ kīḷanti; Thūp 86,13
Vissakammunā devaputtena ādito paṭṭhāya ~
katattā tassa vasena dev'iddhi veditabbā (meaning*?);
— pp.āviṭṭha, q. v.caus. abs. āvisāpetvā, Th-a III
181,2 taṁ taṁ janaṁ (sīsaṁ) ~ attano gatiṁ kathāpeti
(made the spirits of various dead persons enter their
skulls and relate their rebirths
).