HyperDic: sorcery

English > 1 sense of the word sorcery:
NOUNcognitionsorcery, black magic, black art, necromancythe belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
sorcery > pronunciation
Soundssao'rseriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > sorcery: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world.
Synonymsblack magic, black art, necromancy
Narrowerdiabolism, demonism, SatanismA belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan)
enchantment, bewitchmentA magical spell
obiismbelief in a kind of sorcery that originated in Africa and is practiced in the West Indies
witchcraft, witcheryThe art of sorcery
Broadermagic, thaumaturgyAny art that invokes supernatural powers
Spanishbrujería, hechicería, jorguinería, magia negra, mágica negra, nigromancia
Catalanbruixeria, fetilleria, màgia negra, nigromància
Adjectivessorcerouspossessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers
Verbssorcerize, sorcerisetransform or change by means of sorcery

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