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  • n. A performer of miracles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who deals in wonders, or believes in them; a wonder worker; a thaumaturge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as thaumaturge.

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

  • n. one who practices magic or sorcery


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  • They are there to protect the rule of law itself, and thus protect all of us, from tyranny. thaumaturgist says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Ontology of Miranda Rights

  • May 5th, 2006 at 8:42 am thaumaturgist 40, FIGMO is also another military term for short-timers: “F–k it, got my orders.”

    Firedoglake » Carpe Diem

  • Mr. Maydig started violently at the change, and stood looking from the thaumaturgist to the bowl of flowers.

    The Man Who Could Work Miracles

  • But the Lady Beata was no thaumaturgist; only a loving woman, standing where science had failed, translating another's desperate need from her own depths of sympathy -- arresting the oncoming shadow because of her faith and her great love.

    The Royal Pawn of Venice A Romance of Cyprus

  • With Manuel they were particularly high and mighty, assuring him that he was only a prosperous and affected pseudo-magician, and that the harm done by the self-styled thaumaturgist was apt to be very great indeed.

    Figures of Earth

  • He armed, and girded himself with Caliburn, drank a couple of bottles of wine, put on the shirt of Nessus over all, and then went to seek this thaumaturgist.

    Jurgen A Comedy of Justice

  • Solomon is therefore represented as a thaumaturgist, and while not a single example is given of the proverbs ascribed to him, his exploits as a miracle-monger are extolled.


  • The fame of St. Anthony's miracles has never diminished, and even at the present day he is acknowledged as the greatest thaumaturgist of the times.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Then the Indian threw a rope about it, and twisted and looped the rope with manipulations like those of a professional thaumaturgist.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • It was no wonder, for he was a close friend and pupil of the Dalai Lama in Potala (Lhasa), was the most learned among the Lamites, a famous thaumaturgist and doctor.

    Beasts, Men and Gods


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