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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Magic practiced for evil purposes or in league with supposed evil spirits; witchcraft.

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  • n. Magic derived from evil forces, as distinct from good or benign forces; or magic performed with the intention of doing harm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world


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