Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an alchemic manner; by means of alchemy. Formerly also spelled alchymically.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In the manner of alchemy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a manner relating to alchemy.

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Examples

  • We lose ourselves in the burning, and it alchemically transforms us from the power-pushing games of the belly to the love-pulled movements of the heart.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • We clear the alchemically wiry growth each morning before bringing the children into the field.

    The Fields

  • First realized in 2001, the piece came about after Mr. Basinski revisited some of his old magnetic tapes and found them chemically, maybe even alchemically, altered.

    Music With an Exclamation Point

  • These abominations should never have been born -- born, synthesized, stitched together, alchemically confected, necromantically conjured, however they'd come into the world.

    Interview: James Morrow on 'Shambling Towards Hiroshima'

  • Would it be considered naive or delusional to suggest that sometimes "bad" things that happen can be transformed alchemically into something good?

    Jayne Lyn Stahl: Accidentally on Purpose

  • Would it be considered naive or delusional to suggest that sometimes "bad" things that happen can be transformed alchemically into something good?

    Jayne Lyn Stahl: Accidentally on Purpose

  • In a world where values spread along the currents of communication, it has always been commonplace for business leaders to say to Tibet activists that open trade with China will result in a loosening of China's restrictions on free speech, that the values of democracy and freedom will be alchemically infused into the Chinese system, that we will "change" China ...

    Josh Schrei: The Value Of Freedom, The Ugliness of Censorship: Google, the UFC, and China

  • Would it be considered naive or delusional to suggest that sometimes "bad" things that happen can be transformed alchemically into something good?

    Jayne Lyn Stahl: Accidentally on Purpose

  • In a world where values spread along the currents of communication, it has always been commonplace for business leaders to say to Tibet activists that open trade with China will result in a loosening of China's restrictions on free speech, that the values of democracy and freedom will be alchemically infused into the Chinese system, that we will "change" China ...

    The Value Of Freedom, The Ugliness of Censorship: Google, the UFC, and China

  • Would it be considered naive or delusional to suggest that sometimes "bad" things that happen can be transformed alchemically into something good?

    Jayne Lyn Stahl: Accidentally on Purpose

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