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Magic or supernatural

abracadabra

interjection

a word that you use while performing a magic trick in order to make the trick work

alchemy

noun

a special power that seems like magic

the black arts

noun

the practice of black magic

black magic

noun

a type of magic in which people communicate with evil spirits and use evil powers

curse

noun

a bad situation or event caused by someone’s deliberate use of their magic powers

enchanted

adjective

affected by special magic powers

enchantment

noun

a piece of magic

ESP

noun

extrasensory perception: the ability to know things that will happen in the future or what someone else is thinking

extrasensory perception

noun

esp 1

Halloween

noun

the night of 31st October, when children dress as witches (=women with magic powers) and ghosts (=the spirits of dead people)

hex

noun

an evil spell

hey presto

interjection

said just before you finish a magic trick

hoodoo

noun

voodoo

hoodoo

noun

bad luck, or a person, place, or thing that is thought to cause bad luck, perhaps by magic

juju

noun

a type of magic from West Africa that uses objects that are believed to have special powers

ley line

noun

an imaginary line connecting two places or buildings, that some people believe has magic powers

magic

noun

the mysterious power that some people believe can make impossible things happen if you do special actions or say special words called spells

magic

noun

mysterious tricks that an entertainer called a magician performs, for example making things appear or disappear

magic

adjective

able to make impossible things happen

magic

adjective

involving mysterious tricks performed by an entertainer called a magician, for example making things appear or disappear

magical

adjective

involving magic or the use of magic

magician

noun

someone whose job is to entertain people by performing magic tricks

mojo

noun

magic power, or an action involving magic

the occult

noun

magic or supernatural forces and events, and related practices

oracular

adjective

connected with oracles, or spoken by an oracle

paranormal

adjective

unable to be explained by science and therefore mysterious

the paranormal

noun

mysterious events or facts that cannot be explained by science

presto

interjection

said by magicians just before they finish a magic trick, for telling the audience that they are going to be surprised

prophecy

noun

a statement about a future event made by someone with religious or magic powers

psychic

adjective

someone who is psychic has a mysterious power that lets them know what other people are thinking, or what is going to happen to them

psychic

adjective

connected with mysterious mental powers that cannot be explained by science

psychokinesis

noun

the ability to move objects using only the power of the mind

second sight

noun

knowledge that cannot be explained, for example about something that is happening in a different place

sixth sense

noun

a special ability to feel or see things without using the usual five senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell, or taste

sleight of hand

noun

clever and quick use of your hands, especially when performing a magic trick

sorcery

noun

magic done with the help of evil spirits

spell

noun

words or actions that are intended to make magic things happen

supernatural

adjective

used about things that seem to come from a power such as magic and do not have a natural or scientific explanation

the supernatural

noun

supernatural events, forces, or creatures

tarot

noun

a way of telling what will happen to someone in the future by using a special set of cards with pictures on them

telekinesis

noun

the power to move or change the shape of objects using your mind

telekinetic

adjective

involving or done with telekinesis

telepathic

adjective

able to communicate using telepathy

telepathic

adjective

involving or using telepathy

telepathy

noun

the ability of people to communicate directly with each other’s minds, without using words

voodoo

noun

a religion whose followers believe in magic and witchcraft. Voodoo is popular in Haiti and other parts of the West Indies.

white magic

noun

magic that is intended to achieve something good

wish

noun

something that you hope will happen by magic or by the power of your mind

witchcraft

noun

the practice of magic, especially for evil purposes

the witching hour

noun

the time in the middle of the night when magic things are said to happen

wizardry

noun

the skill and magic powers of a wizard

faith healing

noun

magically

adverb

occult

adjective

psychically

adverb

psychokinetic

adjective

supernaturally

adverb

telepathically

adverb

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