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magic British & World English

The power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces

magic English Thesaurus

do you believe in magic?

magic eye British & World English

A photoelectric cell or similar electrical device used for detection or measurement

black magic British & World English

Magic involving the supposed invocation of evil spirits for evil purposes

like magic British & World English

Remarkably effectively or rapidly

white magic British & World English

Magic used only for good purposes

black magic English Thesaurus

they were found guilty of practising black magic

magic bullet British & World English

A medicine or other remedy with advanced or highly specific properties

magic carpet British & World English

(In stories set in Arabia) a mythical carpet that is able to transport people through the air

magic circle British & World English

A small group of people privileged to receive confidential information or make important decisions

magic lantern British & World English

A simple form of image projector used for showing photographic slides

Magic Marker British & World English

An indelible marker pen

magic number British & World English

A figure regarded as significant in a particular context

magic realism British & World English

A literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalistic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy

magic square British & World English

A square divided into smaller squares each containing a number, such that the figures in each vertical, horizontal, and diagonal row add up to the same value

natural magic British & World English

(In the Middle Ages) magic practised for beneficial purposes, involving the making of images, healing, and the use of herbs

magic mushroom British & World English

A toadstool with hallucinogenic properties, especially the liberty cap and its relatives

sympathetic magic British & World English

Primitive or magical ritual using objects or actions resembling or symbolically associated with the event or person over which influence is sought

like magic in magic British & World English

Remarkably effectively or rapidly

Magic Circle in magic circle British & World English

(In the UK) a society of conjurors

Johnson, Earvin British & World English

(B.1959), American basketball player; known as Magic Johnson. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1979 to 1991. After being diagnosed HIV-positive he won an Olympic gold medal in 1992 and then returned to the Lakers

magic bullet in magic English Thesaurus

there is no magic bullet for successful innovation

Magic Johnson in Johnson, Earvin British & World English

(B.1959), American basketball player; known as Magic Johnson. He played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1979 to 1991. After being diagnosed HIV-positive he won an Olympic gold medal in 1992 and then returned to the Lakers


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