Prestigiation Pres*tig`i*a"tion, n. [L. praestigiare to deceive by juggling tricks, fr. praestigae. See {Prestige}.] Legerdemain; prestidigitation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • prestigiation — pres·tig·i·a·tion …   English syllables

  • prestigiation — preˌstijēˈāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin praestigiatus (past participle of praestigiare to do conjurer s tricks, from Latin praestigiae) + English ion archaic : the performance of tricks of magic or illusion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deception — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Deception >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 deception deception Sgm: N 1 falseness falseness &c. 544 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth &c. 546 Sgm: N 1 imposition imposition imposture Sgm: N 1 fraud …   English dictionary for students

  • prestidigitation — n. Legerdemain, sleight of hand, juggling, prestigiation …   New dictionary of synonyms

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