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The action or practices of a vampire.
- ‘Few great vampire films are really about vampirism when all is said and done.’
- ‘There aren't many scenes of vampirism in the film, and when there are, they are neither gory nor scary.’
- ‘The drinking of blood could be a reference to vampirism, where the drinker lives forever as a living dead at the cost of having to consume the blood of the living.’
- ‘With the help of her creepy assistant, she destroys the body, intending to escape her own curse of vampirism.’
- ‘Could it be a manifestation of an ancient family curse involving vampirism, or is something more earthly - yet equally sinister - at play?’
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