Synonyms of witch

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1 a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers
  • the 17th-century house had once belonged to a woman who was hanged as a witch

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2 a mean or ugly old woman
  • a foul-tempered old witch who is constantly at odds with her neighbors

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3 a person skilled in using supernatural forces
  • freakish storms that were once thought to be the work of witches

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Synonyms & Antonyms of witch (Entry 2 of 2)

to attract or delight as if by magic
  • the woman did witch me with her gentle smile

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The first known use of witch was before the 12th century

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“Witch.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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