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hocus-pocus

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the art or skill of performing tricks or illusions for entertainment
  • with some well-crafted hocus-pocus, the illusionist made the dove disappear from his hands

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“Hocus-pocus.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hocus-pocus. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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