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Definition of "rusalka" []

  • In Slavic mythology, a female water spirit that leads handsome men to their deaths underwater. (noun)

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Use "rusalka" in a sentence
  • "To locate the reader in the story you cannot just start talking about rusalka and allow the reader to figure out slowly whether the real world changed only subtly to have a rusalka in it or a magical world changed only subtly to have medical students in it."
  • "This is a rusalka story, not a fairy tale retelling per se but something that, in the end, came out very personal and intimate and different than most of what I have written, short story-wise."
  • "It's a rusalka Russian mermaid-siren things story, set in post-war St. Petersburg."
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