prestidigitation

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the use of skillful tricks and deceptions to produce entertainingly baffling effects

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And in this darkness, on this stage, in this fairly sinister blackness, two Chinese people were repacking their luggage, like us, the diminutive and fragile luggage of prestidigitators, consisting of a few boxes, stacked together, of artificial flowers, and their yellow faces expressed an incurable melancholy.
through a shot of postmodernity--Perlongher, Lauterbach, German Belli, Bernstein, Palmer--to strident polyphony; a universe abandoned by prestidigitators at the top of their form breaks at nightfall in the mouth of a wingless angel, but what would you
FRIDAY Award-winning prestidigitators Barry and Stuart, stars of The Magicians, will dazzling Town Hall audiences with their sleight of hand in the first half.
Flea circuses, bearded ladies, talking automata, prestidigitators, ventriloquists--all of them provide me an exquisite delight that no doubt bespeaks some deformity of my own character.
The antipathy that existed between Bisson and Houdini, at least as far as the latter was concerned, was borne out of Bisson's contempt for stage magic and prestidigitators.
Making objects and people vanish or turning them invisible is play, fun, cleverness, as the long and abundant history of payments to travelling prestidigitators attests.