voodoo

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Synonyms for voodoo

to act upon with or as if with magic

Synonyms for voodoo

a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

(Haiti) followers of a religion that involves witchcraft and animistic deities

a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti)

bewitch by or as if by a voodoo

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The difference in quality between Bronco and Vodoo started to show in about the twentieth minute of the fight, when Radu's dog shook even more energetically than during the first five minutes, while his black opponent was starting to lose its grip on Bronco more and more often, and rose with more difficulty when the gingery dog applied his "judo style," as Radu liked to call it jokingly.
The same procedures designed to assist people to recover their health are inverted in a way that leads not to wellness but to distress, pain and bacterial pollution.' (98) The well-known author and composer Somtow Sucharitkul in a 'Letter to the editor' called the rite a senseless piece of 'vodoo politics', (99) and others condemned it as a 'voodoo ritual' (100) or 'voodoo nonsense'.
Only one point behind Coulam and his crew on Vodoo were defending champions Simon Manning, Andy Robertson and Phil Quinn (RAYC) sailing on board The Blurr.
It's not really magic, but it may be rocket science since it was designed by an aerospace design team I don't really know what that means other then it's more science than vodoo.
(According to Judi Singleton, in "The Re-enchantment of Everyday Life Definition: In the Vodoun (Vodoo)," available online at http://www.