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Any art that invokes supernatural powers
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Alternative clues for the word magic
Like Mozart's flute
Like Mann's mountain
How to get something from nothing, perhaps
Certain stage show
Word with square or number
"That old" stuff of song
Pulling a rabbit out of a hat, e.g.
Card tricks, e.g.
Cape wearer's field
Arlen's old black art?
Orlando N.B.A. team (5)
Sleight of hand
David Copperfield's forte
___ Johnson of N.B.A. fame
Kind of carpet
"It's ___," 1948 hit song
Word definitions for magic in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a magic spell ▪ She found an ancient book of magic spells. black magic magic bullet ▪ There’s no magic bullet for school reform. magic carpet magic eye magic formula (= a method that is certain to be successful )...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Magic \Mag"ic\, Magical \Mag"ic*al\, a. [L. magicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. magique. See Magi .] Pertaining to the hidden wisdom supposed to be possessed by the Magi; relating to the occult powers of nature, and the producing of effects by their agency. Performed...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
1 Having supernatural talents, properties or qualities attributed to magic. (from 14th c.) 2 Producing extraordinary results, as though through the use of magic; wonderful, amazing. (from 17th c.) 3 Pertaining to conjuring tricks or illusions performed...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., "art of influencing events and producing marvels using hidden natural forces," from Old French magique "magic, magical," from Late Latin magice "sorcery, magic," from Greek magike (presumably with tekhne "art"), fem. of magikos "magical," from...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. any art that invokes supernatural powers an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers [syn: magic trick , conjuring trick , trick , legerdemain , conjuration , illusion , deception ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Magic or sorcery is the use of rituals , symbols , actions, gestures , and language with the aim of exploiting supernatural forces. The belief in and practice of magic has been present since the earliest human cultures and continues to have an important...
Usage examples of magic.
He did manage to use his fire magic on a few of them, setting their shirts and hair ablaze, and that forced the rest to reconsider their attack for a time.
I regret that I have spent my life until now without knowing that a grimoire is a book of magic spells, or that an adytum is the inner sanctum of a temple.
I am Honorius, a ninth-level afrit, invulnerable to the magic of mere djinn.
Honorius the afrit, apoplectic at the failure of its magic, had flung itself forward into the path of the advancing golem.
I spared little time away from that book, and studied in it incessantly the ways and windings of magic, till I could hold communication with Genii, and wield charms to summon them, and utter spells that subdue them, discovering the haunts of talismans that enthral Afrites and are powerful among men.
This deadly and incoherent mixture of treason and magic, of poison and adultery, afforded infinite gradations of guilt and innocence, of excuse and aggravation, which in these proceedings appear to have been confounded by the angry or corrupt passions of the judges.
The music wove a spell around her as magic as anything Akasha had to offer.
I had lived among humans and elves, but had never seen any human magic, and I was surprised when Alake invited us.
Today we remember the Lord of the Wind and how his magic aided us all, both you of Alata and we Romans shipwrecked upon your shores.
The following Wednesday there was a long meeting in which George outlined his conditions for staying in the Beatles: no more filming at Twickenham, no concert in Tripoli, no television show, and the songs they had rehearsed to be used in a new album to be recorded at the studio that Magic Alex was building for them in the basement of Apple.
Essentially the alchemical texts contained lessons in sex magic and chemistry at the same time.
He and Alise, Ulaf, and Rigiswald often held lengthy discussions concerning magic, including Void magicks.
On one of the giants, Procopio saw a familiar face-that of Ameer Tukephremo, the Mulhorandi wizard who had sold him the cloaking spells in exchange for the promise of Halruaan magic.
I was so pleased at all the amorous enjoyment her senses were evidently experiencing, that I made her easy by telling her that the success of the great magic operation depended upon the amount of pleasure she enjoyed.
And together, those two facts meant that it must know many things that were not in the magic traditions that Ancar had been using.