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abracadabras

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a spoken word or set of words believed to have magic power
  • originally, an abracadabra was a cryptogram of the word "abracadabra" that was repeated in diminishing form until it disappeared entirely—supposedly just like the targeted evil or misfortune

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“Abracadabras.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abracadabras. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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