hex

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hex

noun

Definition of HEX

1
a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers <people who used to believe that misfortune was caused by evil hexes and mischievous sprites>
2
something that brings bad luck <there seemed to be a hex on him, for all of his business ventures came to naught despite his hard work>
Synonyms hex, hoodoo, Indian sign [chiefly British], whammy
Near Antonyms amulet, charm, fetish (also fetich), talisman
3
a spoken word or set of words believed to have magic power <the wizard had put a hex on the evil gnome that turned him to stone>

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