sorcery


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the use of supernatural powers to influence or predict events

Synonyms for sorcery

the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

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The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi upheld earlier rulings by the lower courts that found the Arab man guilty of practising witchcraft, possession of sorcery materials and causing injuries to a woman's body when he provided her with sorcery items for use.
It claimed a Sharia court found the two men guilty and sentenced to death for "apostasy, sorcery, claiming the ability to tell the future and leading people to polytheism.
This year in one lecture to a group composed mainly of medical professionals who are also administrators, the discussions were particularly animated as we looked at social and medical explanations for sorcery beliefs.
Meanwhile, the accused is also currently being tried before the Dubai Misdemeanours Court for practicing sorcery.
She is also facing a separate case in the Misdemeanour Court over the alleged sorcery practise.
The Storm Dragon's Heart is a very good sword and sorcery adventure.
Other articles attributed Bale's failure to score on "a piece of strange sorcery," with some writers even accusing Ben Haim of placing a "curse" on Bale's free kick.
SORCERY RY R Bridges and Barnes Y Bridges and Barnes Ben Barnes is the seventh son of a seventh son, packed off to learn sorcery with Bridges's demon-slayer.
Ben Barnes is a humble farmhand who, as the seventh son of a seventh son, is packed off to learn the arts of sorcery with Bridges'demon-slayer.
Sex, Sorcery, and Spirit: The Secrets of Erotic Magic provides a fine survey based on the author's training in Eastern and Western mystery schools, and addresses issues of sexual sorcery and spirituality.
It is a customary tradition, inherited from one generation to another, prevailing over state laws and Islamic customs, both declaring sorcery to be forbidden.
One of them killed his own son, an infant, while the other was caught practicing sorcery.
Two Arab men accused of convincing women that they could solve their marital problems by practising sorcery have been arrested in a Dubai hotel, reports Gulf News .
The people who found it thought it was sorcery because of the strange writing on it," said area councillor Nader Yacoub.
Hence when a delirious patient states that he feels bewitched (be it noted that in obsessive behaviour magical thinking and magical rituals are said to emerge), one is tempted to probe the manner in which magic and sorcery developed in human culture, which their major features are in history and in natural language.