sorcery


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Synonyms for 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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According to the informants of Father Cortez, there are as many as a hundred types of sorcery being practiced in Siquijor.
Thus, as per Dio's comment, sorcery, although recognized as being detrimental to the harmony of communities (both then and now), is associated by some with traditional practices or perhaps more associated with wider political structures in society that kept it in check during times of social, political and economic flux to limit 'anyone using it against you'.
In her complaint, she said that her maid was practising sorcery to have control over her and her family.
This difference has consequences for the salience of sorcery fears in people's perceptions of misfortune.
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."
by Times News Service An African national was arrested for practicing 'witchcraft and sorcery', Royal Oman Police (ROP) reported.
Summary: Accused also tried at Misdemeanours Court for practicing sorcery on sponsor's kids to love her
A maid is accused of sorcery after her boss found photos of his family in her room and pieces of paper covered in strange scribbles.
The Storm Dragon's Heart is a classic sword and sorcery adventure.
"Gareth Bale freekick jinxed by Tal Ben Haim witchcraft," ran The Telegraph's headline, while the 101 Goals Website blamed the "jinxed kick" on Ben Haim's "bizarre magical sorcery."
NNA - The Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria on accusations of "sorcery," the first such execution of women in Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Tuesday.
Sorcery is seen as a necessary evil, and its rules and systems are complex.
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.
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.
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.