Meaning of とりつかれる in Japanese

It seems that とりつかれる(toritsukareru) is an inflection of とりつく with the following forms:
  • れる form.
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Definition of とりつかれる

  1. (v1) to become obsessed with; to be possessed (by spirits, etc.); to be obsessive compulsive (OCD)

    妻は家を買いたい欲求に取りつかれている。
    My wife is possessed with the desire to buy a house.

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