American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A performer of miracles or magic feats.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A worker of miracles; a wonder-worker; one who deals in wonders or (alleged) supernatural works.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A magician; a wonder worker.
- n. one who practices magic or sorcery
- Greek thaumatourgos : thauma, thaumat-, wonder + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As pandemonium's thaumaturge, the snake, the venom and the sting,”
“Visit a shaman, enchantress or thaumaturge who (for a fee) will help you rediscover your muse.”
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“But while US law forbids the use of occult lore derived from pre-human sources by unlicensed individuals, and while the treaty forbids its use by the US military as a weapon of war, as far as I know there's no reason why some licensed thaumaturge inside the US army couldn't have asked the late soldier if his mother could read his email.”
“The fictional teen thaumaturge has helped make her a top celebrity, one of the most powerful women in the world and a billionaire to boot--so that's perhaps not remarkable.”
“The fictional teen thaumaturge has helped make her a top celebrity, one of the most powerful women in the world, and a billionaire to boot, so that's perhaps not remarkable.”
“Later, I worked it up to more than 70,000 words with a subplot about a thaumaturge and threw in a handful of Mullah Nasruddinesque stories, and eventually got it published by Maxwell Macmillan Canada just in time for the Robert Maxwell empire to collapse and tumble the book into limbo.”
“To this redemptive mission, every time out, he brings all his many avatars: prophet, citizen, pilgrim, thaumaturge, Sam Spade, and Joe Hill.”
“Or was its magical action so rarefied and esoteric that only some scholarly armchair-thaumaturge would find any use for it?”
“Like every licensed thaumaturge, she knew her physical sciences, including the conservation laws.”
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Words from Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian"
Wonderworkers and spellcasters, names and types. Not including any of those -mancer words.
Words that I had to look up, from the Weird Fiction book Perdido Street Station by China Miéville.
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