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witchcraft

Syllabification: witch·craft
Pronunciation: /ˈwiCHˌkraft
 
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Definition of witchcraft in English:

noun

The practice of magic, especially black magic; the use of spells and the invocation of spirits. See also Wicca.
Example sentences
  • The misconceptions include black magic, witchcraft, evil eye and being possessed by a spirit.
  • I don't know whether you believe in witchcraft, sorcery, black magic, and all that kind of thing.
  • There was just no way his disappearance could have happened beyond black magic or witchcraft.
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