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witchcraft

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtʃkrɑːft
 
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Definition of witchcraft in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The practice of magic, especially black magic; the use of spells and the invocation of spirits: children and goods were believed to be vulnerable to the witchcraft of jealous neighbours See also Wicca.
More 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.
Synonyms
sorcery, black magic, the black arts, the occult, occultism, wizardry, witching, necromancy, voodooism, voodoo, hoodoo, wonder-working, divination;
New Zealand makutu
rare thaumaturgy, theurgy, the old religion, witchery, demonry, diablerie, sortilege

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