from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Magic or incantation practiced for good purposes or as a counter to evil.
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- n. Magic derived from good or benign forces, as distinct from evil or malevolent forces; or magic performed with the intention of doing good or giving aid.
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- n. magic used only for good purposes
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“Símiyá” from the Pers., a word apparently built on the model of “Kámiyá” = alchemy, and applied, I have said, to fascination, minor miracles and white magic generally like the