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  • v. To perform magic with the hands or using sleight of hand.


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  • I find John Clarke's points cogent and salacious, and it would ill behoove any minion of the Little-Rowling cabal to prestidigitate further regarding their ultimate cravenitude to that pernicious influence.

    Making Light: Rowling's being sued for plagiarism again

  • It's one thing to prestidigitate, to prevaricate, even to dissemble but when you leave the bounds of reality and call something clean which even a child knows is dirty, sooty, smoky is quite another.

    George Spyros: The Financial Times Gets Clear on Coal

  • PLAIN words are more forceful than words less commonly used -- _juggle_ has more vigor than _prestidigitate_.

    The Art of Public Speaking

  • I am a magician, and one or two little things have happened of late to make me wish to prestidigitate in public.

    The Water Ghost and Others

  • Are you coming to TAM 7, and can you sing, dance, juggle, contort, do a light-sabre routine, tumble, prestidigitate, or bend spoons with the power of your mind alone?

    James Randi Educational Foundation


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