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- adv. in a magical manner
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I was wrong about the boys’ not doing something that bad, because right then the purse leaped as if by magic from the motorcyclist’s hand.
Spontaneously she begins the work of restoration, and as if by magic the scar is covered with as rich and riotous a profusion of vegetation as ever.