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: the art or practices of a wizard : sorcery
: a seemingly magical transforming power or influence
: great skill or cleverness in an activity
showed real wizardry in legal maneuvering
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bewitchery, bewitchment, conjuring, devilry (or deviltry), enchantment, magic, mojo, necromancy, sorcery, witchcraft, witchery
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1583, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: the magical things done by a wizard
: something that is very impressive in a way that seems magical
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: the art or practice of a sorcerer
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