like magic


: in a very fast and impressive way
Shapes changed like magic on the computer screen.

Examples of like magic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Experimenting with psychedelics like magic mushrooms offered a breakthrough. Eileen Finan, Peoplemag, 20 Sep. 2023 The Wonderful Panel Tummy also provides excellent tummy control and shaping — all while remaining invisible under your clothes (kind of like magic). Courtney Leiva, Peoplemag, 8 Sep. 2023 The feel of textures, temperatures and shapes reappeared almost like magic — surprising not just patients, but Dr. Bensmaia. Michael S. Rosenwald, Washington Post, 24 Aug. 2023 At times over the past year and a half, messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines have seemed almost like magic. Nicole Lurie, Foreign Affairs, 23 Dec. 2021 What looked like magic was underpinned by the distinctly material virtues of resilience, and courage, and indomitability. New York Times, 28 May 2022 The transformation of rage, sadness and stagnancy into something entirely new, like magic. Los Angeles Times, 17 Mar. 2022 As this hot pink balm melts into a serum-y texture, the Ranavat Restoring Moonseed Treatment works like magic to repair skin with its star ingredient, Moonseed. Lisa Desantis, Allure, 24 Jan. 2023 Afterward, like magic, my friend said, the rice would not only get unglued from the bottom of the pot, but all of the grains would also be perfectly salvageable for eating. Marygrace Taylor, SELF, 11 Jan. 2023 See More

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“Like magic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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