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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occult
witchwitch /wɪtʃ/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 ROMAGICa woman who is supposed to have magic powers, especially to do bad thingswizard2 informalINSULTUNPLEASANT an insulting word for a woman who is old or unpleasant
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witchHe wants me to be a witch.A black witch, casting spells from her hiding-place in the corner.We have witches all year round.It was probably this practice that gave rise to the popular image of witches flying on broomsticks.They paint witches and goblins in black and in primary colors.Almost immediately afterward, Rapunzel was spirited away by the witch.The old woman had only pretended to be so kind; she was in reality a wicked witch.
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