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witch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of witch

  1. 1 a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers <the 17th-century house had once belonged to a woman who was hanged as a witch> Synonyms enchantress, hag, hex, sorceress Related Words charmer, conjurer (or conjuror), enchanter, necromancer, voodoo, voodooist; magician, sorcerer, warlock, wizard

  2. 2 a mean or ugly old woman <a foul-tempered old witch who is constantly at odds with her neighbors> Synonyms beldam (or beldame), carline (or carlin) [chiefly Scottish], hag, hellcat, trot, croneRelated Words harpy, shrew, virago

  3. 3 a person skilled in using supernatural forces <freakish storms that were once thought to be the work of witches> Synonyms charmer, conjurer (or conjuror), enchanter, mage, Magian, magus, necromancer, sorcerer, voodoo, voodooist, magician, wizardRelated Words enchantress, hag, hex, sorceress; warlock; occultist; thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, theurgist, wonder-worker; medicine man, shaman, shamanist, witch doctor; crystal gazer, diviner, foreseer, fortune-teller, prognosticator, prophesier, prophet, seer, soothsayer; medium; exorciser, exorcist




witch

verb, archaic

Synonyms and Antonyms of witch

  1. to attract or delight as if by magic <the woman did witch me with her gentle smile> Synonyms allure, beguile, bewitch, captivate, enchant, fascinate, kill, magnetize, wile, charm [archaic]Related Words disarm, draw, entice, lure, pull, seduce, tempt; delight, gratify, please; arrest, enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), entrance; appeal (to), interest, intrigue; beckon, court, invite, solicit, wooNear Antonyms disgust, offend, repel, revolt; annoy, displease, irk; bore, tire, weary





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