Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Magic practiced for evil purposes or in league with supposed evil spirits; witchcraft.

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  • n. Magic derived from evil forces, as distinct from good or benign forces; or magic performed with the intention of doing harm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

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Examples

  • There was a certain juju-man that he “worshipped” who was teaching him the ways of black magic, and he followed that man everywhere, begging him for stronger and stronger juju.

    Spellbound

  • He was not accused of black magic, like his father.

    In the Days of Chivalry

  • They're in his leg and everything, with "no signs of outside wounds on the boy". dlewis6: If you bothered to read the article, you'd know that it is possible that black magic was at work here.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • If you bothered to read the article, you'd know that it is possible that black magic was at work here.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

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