Magic synonyms

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Of, relating to, or stemming from mysticism or immediate understanding of spiritual matters, especially when experienced as direct communion with God:
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(Physics) Having nonzero charm. Used of particles.
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Of, or having the nature of, a myth or myths
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Having the power to enchant; charming:
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Of, pertaining to, or written using runes
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Ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect.
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Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.
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Frequented, inhabited, etc. by a ghost or ghosts
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The art of a wizard; sorcery.
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Enchanting; bewitching:
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Of or relating to mysticism or mystics:
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Imaginary; fictitious.
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Of or relating to phylacteries.
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(Idiomatic) Bewitched, held by the power of a magical spell.
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Resembling a witch or some aspect of one.
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Having hidden meaning; mystifying.
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Held as if in a trance; captivated.
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Of, or relating to clairvoyance.
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A word or formula believed to have magic power.
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A medieval chemical philosophy having as its asserted aims the transmutation of base metals into gold, the discovery of the panacea, and the preparation of the elixir of longevity.
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Sleight of hand; legerdemain
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That which is supernatural.
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In theosophy, designating or of a universal substance supposedly existing at a level just beyond normal human perception
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An enchanting or being enchanted
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Magical power or influence
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Concerned with an afterlife, especially when inattentive to the present.
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Having the qualities or attributes of a wizard.
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That witches; bewitching
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In Kantian philosophy, based on those elements of experience which derive not from sense data but from the inherent organizing functions of the mind, and which are the necessary conditions of human knowledge; transcending sense experience but not knowledge
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Of or pertaining to alchemists.
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Resembling a wraith; ghostly
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Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of spiritualism.
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Of or having to do with the psyche, or mind
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(Sciences) Using the method of phenomenology, by which the observer examines the data without trying to provide an explanation of them.
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Of or pertaining to an amulet; operating as a charm.
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Of or relating to talismans:
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Held at attention, as if by magic.
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Held or affected by or as by a spell; fascinated; enchanted
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Of, belonging to, or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy:
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(Parapsychology) Of, relating to, or using telepathy.
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Of or pertaining to telekinesis.
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Of or pertaining to parapsychology
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The practice or study of occult arts
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Black magic; sorcery.
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The power of bewitching or fascinating; charm.
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A belief, practice, or rite irrationally maintained by ignorance of the laws of nature or by faith in magic or chance.
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A fine transparent net fabric, used for dresses or trimmings.
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(Card Games) The cards (one from each player) played and won in a single round
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Of or relating to the soul or spirit; spiritual.
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Mysterious or unfamiliar, esp. in such a way as to frighten or make uneasy; preternaturally strange; eerie; weird
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(By extension) pleasing but dangerous
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Of or relating to Chaldea or its people, language, or culture.
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Of or pertaining to an apparition or apparitions; ghostly; immaterial; spectral.
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(Archaic) Malevolent; quarrelsome
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So astounding as to suggest a miracle; phenomenal:
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Sorcery; black magic
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The working of supernatural miracles; magic
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Easily spooked; nervous, apprehensive, fearful, jumpy, etc.
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Designating or of psychic, occult, supernatural, or other phenomena considered unexplainable by the known forces or laws of nature
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A range of traditional beliefs and practices concerned with communication with the spirit world
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Something prophesied or predicted; specif., the divinely inspired utterance or utterances of a prophet
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Something that has been divined.
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Dealings with or worship of the devil or demons.
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Prediction, prophecy.
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A sign of something coming; an omen:
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The study of the positions and motions of celestial bodies in the belief that they have an influence on the course of natural earthly occurrences and human affairs.
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(Astrology) The aspect of the stars at the time of a person's birth.
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A prohibition, especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands, excluding something from use, approach, or mention because of its sacred and inviolable nature.
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The controlling of supernatural powers
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Magic practiced for evil purposes or in league with supposed evil spirits; witchcraft.
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Black magic; witchcraft.
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A religion of the West Indies, esp. Haiti, based on beliefs and practices of African and Roman Catholic origin, and noted for its interest in sorcery, charms, and fetishes
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The system of voodoo beliefs and practices
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(Informal) A person or thing that causes bad luck
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The controlling of supernatural powers
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The controlling of supernatural powers
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A statement of what will happen in the future.
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The art or practice of foretelling events.
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Alternative spelling of fortune-telling.
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A foreboding; presentiment
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The power to cast such a look
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An evil omen; a portent.
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The act, practice, or ceremony of exorcising.
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(Chemistry) Of or pertaining to the medieval chemical science and philosophy of alchemy.
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Of or relating to Kabballah.
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Alternative form of hermetic.
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Producing an effect like that of an incantation; hypnotic, dreamlike, etc.
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Having a deeply spiritual or mystical effect
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Obscure or concealed
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Using sorcery.
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A magical charm or incantation having the power to ward off disease or disaster.
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The mixed sound of many voices, especially of birds or children.
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The act or art of conjuring.
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The use of deceit.
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Deviltry; mischief
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The capability of eliciting intense interest or of being very attractive.
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Foolishness or empty pretense used especially to disguise deception or chicanery.
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(Countable) An instance of such trickery or deception.
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Trickery of any sort; deceit
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Occult practices or techniques:
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A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons.
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A set of acts or incantations taken to be capable of producing such occurrences or accomplishments
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Delightful in a playful way which avoids responsibility or seriousness, as if attracting through a magical charm
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(Archaic) Of or relating to wizards or wizardry.
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A remarkable act carried out purportedly by magical means but actually by trickery or illusion, generally as a form of entertainment.
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an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
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Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of shamanism
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Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of witches; witchlike.
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Strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre
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(Scots) Frightened or intimidated by superstition.
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Of, or relating to, the working of magic or performance of miracles.
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Of the Devil or devils
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Of or pertaining to magic.
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Extremely bad, disagreeable, or difficult:
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Like or characteristic of a demon; fiendish; frenzied
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Having a harmful influence:
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Strange or unearthly; eerie.
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Of, or pertaining to, spectres.
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Having no physical body or form.
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Of no importance or relevance; inconsequential or irrelevant.
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Relating to, or having the properties or appearance of, ectoplasm.
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Of or like a medium
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Being or serving as a guardian or protector:
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Pertaining to or involving clairaudience.
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Very good, excellent, fine, etc.
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The required digital dexterity behind magic tricks and illusions.
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A North American Indian dance of the 19th cent., performed in connection with a messianic belief
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(Slang) A male homosexual
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Of, characteristic of, or like Satan; devilish; infernal; diabolic
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(US slang) White.
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Strange or unusual in any of certain ways, as, variously, eccentric, whimsical, visionary, elfin, shy, otherworldly
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(Slang) A jinx or the evil eye
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Synonym Study

  • Witchcraft (of women) and wizardry (of men) imply the possession of supernatural power by compact with evil spirits, witchcraft figuratively suggesting the use of wiles, and wizardry, remarkable skill, cleverness
  • Sorcery implies magic in which spells are cast or charms are used, usually for a harmful or sinister purpose
  • Magic is the general term for any of the supposed arts of producing marvelous effects by supernatural or occult power and is figuratively applied to any extraordinary, seemingly inexplicable power
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