imitative magic

noun

: magic based on the assumption that a desired result (as rain, the death of an enemy) can be brought about or assured by mimicking it

called also homeopathic magic

compare sympathetic magic

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“Imitative magic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imitative%20magic. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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