English version

sorcery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Magic
sorcerysor‧cer‧y /ˈsɔːsəri $ ˈsɔːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 ROMmagic that uses the power of evil forcesblack magic
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sorceryThere are intimate ideological connections between women's gossip on the one hand and sorcery and witchcraft on the other.Clairvoyance, astrology, sorcery and interpretation of dreams are booming industries.No, it was evil sorcery.An army of Ellyrian horsemen was destroyed in the field by the Witch King's sorcery.By that sorcery, both turnips and lives are converted to money.About reality, and the sorcery of words.Its name reflected the sorcery required to produce it: the Magic Summary.Many of these beings could be manipulated through ritual, and illness or other bad fortune was often attributed to sorcery.
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