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Synonyms for witch

Synonyms for witch

a woman who practices magic

an ugly, frightening old woman

a usually unscrupulous woman who seduces or exploits men

to act upon with or as if with magic

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a female sorcerer or magician

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a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

a believer in Wicca

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an ugly evil-looking old woman

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cast a spell over someone or something

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Luke Lexton, a young blacksmith whose parents have been killed by witches, undergoes an initiation ceremony to become a Witch Hunter in the Brotherhood and in order to complete this he is tasked with the job of killing a young female witch whose name he has seemingly chosen at random from the Book of Witches.
Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and feisty sister Gretel (Gemma Arterton) had their first encounter with witches as children when they stumbled into a house made of candy.
STAFF at Warwick Castle are attempting to break the world record for the largest witches gathering - and everyone is invited.
More than 300 witches, hags, wizards and warlocks queued for hours from 6am for the chance to audition for the headline role at Wookey Hole Caves, near Wells, in Somerset.
Since the magical role was advertised, which was done earlier this month in local newspapers and job centres, 2,319 wannabe witches and warlocks have applied in the hope of "striking it witch".
An Abundance Of Witches: The Great Scottish Witch-Hunt is a detailed history of witch-hunting and persecution in Scotland from approximately 1658-1662, an era generally thought to be the high point of a turbulent history of violence and hatred for accused witches.
All three witches are on their way to the Convocation, a gathering of witches held once every 500 years.
This book shows how the major religious changes of the early modern period influenced the discourse on magic and witchcraft and the prosecution of witches. Written mainly for a student audience, it also makes a valuable contribution to the scholarly literature on witchcraft.
Roald Dahl's Witches are about to wreak havoc in Cardiff before taking their broomsticks off the London's West End.
WITCHES just ain't what they used to be, according to kids and their parents.
During the night preceding the feast day of Saint Walpurgis on May 1, witches from the whole world fly on broomsticks or devilish animals to the 'Hexensabbat' (witches' Sabbath) on the Blocksberg in the German Harz mountains.
"Expert" testimony by witches about sexual encounters and other instances of corporeal interaction with demons were crucial elements in this process: "sex with demons was only one aspect of a more general European fixation on physical interaction with demons" (14).
The suspected witches, including several men, were held in jail under appalling conditions.