Definitions

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  • n. A very powerful wizard.

Etymologies

arch- +‎ wizard (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To make a short story shorter: Alashar is hired by a rival archwizard to kill Shadow and steal his secrets.

    29 « September « 2009 « Fantasy Author's Handbook

  • I found one that worked for me in an offhand reference to an obscure Netherese archwizard named Shadow, credited with discovering the Plane of Shadow, and how he eventually married a mysterious woman and disappeared under suspicious circumstances.

    29 « September « 2009 « Fantasy Author's Handbook

  • Alashar falls in love with her rescuer, forgets her mission the rival archwizard almost killed her anyway with this monster of his, right? and lives happily ever after with her victim-turned-captor-turned-lover.

    29 « September « 2009 « Fantasy Author's Handbook

  • In the first draft of the story, Shadow defeats Alashar, holds her captive for a little while then rescues her when the rival archwizard, assuming Alashar failed and is dead, sends a monster to kill Shadow.

    29 « September « 2009 « Fantasy Author's Handbook

  • But before I go, Your Grace, I think you should interview the Didionite archwizard.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • King Achardus and the captain used spyglasses, and the archwizard his modest windsight.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • He was Kilian Blackhorse, the most powerful member of a great family, archwizard of the realm, the royal counselor who had controlled a king like a doll on a string.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • I’ve been told by the enemy’s archwizard that our warships are badly outnumbered by the fleet of Honigalus in a battle now taking place off the Vigilants.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • “Somarus, I insist that you have the archwizard inspect our quarters thoroughly before we settle in.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • Risalla and the nursemaid screamed a warning, still too far away to go to the child’s rescue, but the archwizard, moving with surprising speed for an older man, had already laid hold of the tiny prince, scooping him safely up into his arms.

    Conqueror's Moon

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