Definition of black magic in English:

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black magic

Pronunciation: /ˈˌblak ˈˌmajik/

noun

Magic involving the supposed invocation of evil spirits for evil purposes.
Example sentences
  • In rural areas, difficulties in pregnancy are often blamed on evil spirits or black magic.
  • Wrestlers wore amulets to ward off evil spirits and black magic from their opponents.
  • I don't know whether you believe in witchcraft, sorcery, black magic, and all that kind of thing.
Synonyms
malediction, voodoo, witching, witchery

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Syllabification: black mag·ic

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