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(West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery

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a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery

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Myal, a counterpart to Obeah, features similar practices to Obeahism but emphasizes group practice and possession by "ancestral spirits" that aid practitioners in achieving their goals (Olmos and Paravisini-Gebert 173).
The planter class, who supported the established church, were uneasy about the Native Baptist 'sect' whose faith was a mixture of Christianity and pagan practices such as obeahism.