American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The working of miracles or magic feats.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of performing something wonderful or marvelous; wonder-working; magic.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or art of performing something wonderful; magic; legerdemain.
- n. any art that invokes supernatural powers
- n. an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
- From Ancient Greek θαυματουργία, from θαῦμα ("miracle, wonder") + ἔργον ("work"). (Wiktionary)
“Two brothers and the girl they both adore for different reasons collect on their mystical inheritance -- the knowledge of the reality-bending art called "thaumaturgy" -- just in time to save the world.”
“He deals with miracles as Renan deals with them, believing that credence in "thaumaturgy" will drop off from the human mind as credence in witchcraft has done -- that”
“At the mid-day halting-ground we saw a stone-mother nursing a rock-child, which might still be utilized in lands where "thaumaturgy" is not yet obsolete.”
“There are a lot of ways of showing magic in fantasy, ranging from the point-and-zap thaumaturgy that seems to be the general procedure for Harry Potter to the uncanny, archetypal forces at work of Last Call.”
“Bruno doesn't know why he learns so quickly - "My father never quite lost his touch of aboriginal uncouthness" - but under the tutelage of an autistic janitor and a very liberal-minded cognitive psychologist named Lydia Littlemore, he emerges from his "prelapsarian nudity" and enters the world of conscious thought, "the awesome thaumaturgy of mere language.”
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“It was also where the darkest of thaumaturgy often found a home, which was why Tranq had sent her.”
“Did you mink you were the only ones who could make use of combat thaumaturgy?”
“It doesn't understand sorcery, it doesn't understand spellsinging, it does not comprehend even the rudiments of thaumaturgy, and therefore cannot be affected by mem.”
“It was thaumaturgy in Philadelphia as the New York Giants pulled off an unforgettable comeback win over their despised and frankly despicable rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles.”
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