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1 a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers
  • people who used to believe that misfortune was caused by evil hexes and mischievous sprites

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2 something that brings bad luck
  • there seemed to be a hex on him, for all of his business ventures came to naught despite his hard work

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3 a spoken word or set of words believed to have magic power
  • the wizard had put a hex on the evil gnome that turned him to stone

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Synonyms & Antonyms of hex (Entry 2 of 2)

to cast a spell on
  • I think our plans have been hexed from the start—everything is going wrong

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The first known use of hex was in 1830

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“Hex.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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