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hex

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hex

  1. 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> Synonyms enchantress, hag, witch, sorceressRelated Words charmer, conjurer (or conjuror), enchanter, necromancer, voodoo, voodooist; magician, sorcerer, warlock, wizard

  2. 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 jinx, hoodoo, Indian sign [chiefly British], whammyRelated Words Jonah; curse, evil eye, pox, spell, voodoo; augury, omen, portentNear Antonyms amulet, charm, fetish (also fetich), talisman

  3. 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> Synonyms abracadabra, bewitchment, charm, conjuration, enchantment, glamour (also glamor), spell, incantation, invocation, whammyRelated Words cantrip [chiefly Scottish], curse, jinx; bewitchery, conjuring, magic, mojo, necromancy, sorcery, voodoo, voodooism, witchcraft, witchery, wizardry; amulet, charm, fetish (also fetich), phylactery, talisman




hex

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hex

  1. to cast a spell on <I think our plans have been hexed from the start—everything is going wrong> Synonyms charm, enchant, ensorcell (or ensorcel), bewitch, overlook, spell, strikeRelated Words curse, jinx, possess, voodoo; attract, beguile, captivate, fascinate, mesmerize, spellbind; entice, lure, seduce, temptNear Antonyms bless




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