Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 992. Sorcery.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section V. Religious Affections
4. Acts of Religion
992. Sorcery.
NOUN:SORCERY; occult -art, - sciences; magic, black magic, the black art, necromancy, theurgy, thaumaturgy; demonology, demonomy [obs.], demonomancy, demonship; diablerie, bedevilment, witchcraft, witchery; fetishism or fetichism; ghost dance, hoodoo, voodoo, voodooism; fire worship, heliolatry; obi or obiism, shamanism, vampirism; conjuration, incantation, bewitchment, glamour, enchantment; obsession, possession; exorcism.
  divination (prediction) [See Prediction]; sortilege, ordeal, sortes Vergilianæ hocuspocus (deception) [See Deception].
VERB:PRACTICE SORCERY &c. n.; cast a nativity, cast a horoscope, conjure, exorcise or exorcize [rare in the sense of conjure], charm, enchant, bewitch, bedevil, overlook, look on with the evil eye, witch, voodoo, hoodoo [colloq.]; entrance, fascinate (influence) [See Motive]; taboo or tabu; wave a wand; rub the -ring, - lamp; cast a spell; call up spirits; raise spirits from the dead; raise ghosts, lay ghosts; command jinn or genii.
ADJECTIVE:MAGIC, magical; witching, weird, cabalistic, talismanic, phylacteric, incantatory; charmed &c. v.; Circean; voodoo.



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