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  • adv. In a magical manner; by magic, or as if by magic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a magical manner; by magic, or as if by magic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a magical manner; by or as if by magic.

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

  • adv. in a magical manner


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  • Then Rauf and his wife, Daisy Kahn, went on a PR binge, and the name magically changed overnight into one worthy of a top ad agency campaign: Park51.

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  • Which appears magically from a dumbwaiter from the Lower Caverns where all the slutty kitchen women live.

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  • So I found it a little strange seeing her name magically appearing along with a cute flirtatious message on his board out of nowhere.

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  • The writer knows that something is supposed to work or make sense, and so our little writer brain magically fills in what’s missing, or glosses over parts that don’t work, or ignores the fact that we’ve used the same word seventy-jillion times.

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