Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to miracles or wonders; having the characteristics of a miracle; miraculous; also, in contempt, magical.
- adj. Of, or relating to, the working of magic or performance of miracles.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to thaumaturgy; magical; wonderful.
“Many of these letters represent him in correspondence with the singular men who shared his own half poetic, half scientific turn of mind, with that impressibility towards what one might call the thaumaturgic elements in nature which has often made men dupes, and which is certainly an element in the somewhat atrabiliar mental complexion of that age in England.”
“A self-replicating, ambient thaumaturgic construct!”
“How did you get your hands on a vintage ambient thaumaturgic construct like that?”
““You still have that ambient thaumaturgic construct?” the asura asked.”
“It is bent out of shape already by the Weirdness of its aesthetic; and the impression of the novels is that life in New Crobuzon is hellish not because of easily corrected oppression by ruling classes but because the fabric of its thaumaturgic reality is inherently hellish, perverse, peculiar.”
“Burton not only purchased the ordinary pilgrim garb, but he also took the precaution to attach to his person “a star sapphire,” the sight of which inspired his companions with “an almost reverential awe,” and even led them to ascribe to him thaumaturgic power.”
“Whereupon, impelled by who-knew-what thaumaturgic principles, said friend would immediately piss himself.”
“Quote the textual terms in which the prospectus claimed advantages for this thaumaturgic remedy.”
“And it is not required that one be human to be a master of the thaumaturgic arts.”
“The alley slept ¦ No, not the thaumaturgic forces that barely rustled along my werewolf nerves.”
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