HyperDic: thaumaturgy

English > 2 senses of the word thaumaturgy:
NOUNcognitionthaumaturgy, magicany art that invokes supernatural powers
actthaumaturgy, magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, illusion, deceptionan illusory feat
English > thaumaturgy: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAny art that invokes supernatural powers.
Synonymmagic
Narrowerconjuring, conjuration, conjury, invocationcalling up a spirit or devil
jujuThe power associated with a juju
mojoA magic power or magic spell
sorcery, black magic, black art, necromancyThe belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
white magicmagic used only for good purposes
BroadersupernaturalismA belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding
Spanishilusionismo, magia, taumaturgia
Catalanmàgia
English > thaumaturgy: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.
Synonymsmagic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, illusion, deception
Narrowercard trickA trick performed with playing cards
prestidigitation, sleight of handmanual dexterity in the execution of tricks
BroaderperformanceThe act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
Spanishilusión, magia, prestidigitación, trampantojo, truco de magia, truco
Catalanil·lusió, màgia, truc de màgia, truc

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