Countercharm
Countercharm Coun`ter*charm" (koun`t?r-ch?rm"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Countercharmed} (-ch?rmd`); p. pr. & vb. n. {Countercharming}.] To destroy the effect of a charm upon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Countercharm — Coun ter*charm (koun t?r ch?rm ), n. That which has the power of destroying the effect of a charm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • countercharm — noun That which counteracts a charm; a counterspell …   Wiktionary

  • countercharm — counˈtercharm transitive verb To destroy or dissolve the effects of (another charm) noun That which destroys the effects of another charm • • • Main Entry: ↑counter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Countercharmed — Countercharm Coun ter*charm (koun t?r ch?rm ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Countercharmed} ( ch?rmd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Countercharming}.] To destroy the effect of a charm upon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Countercharming — Countercharm Coun ter*charm (koun t?r ch?rm ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Countercharmed} ( ch?rmd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Countercharming}.] To destroy the effect of a charm upon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excantation — Ex can*ta tion, n. [L. excantare to charm out. See {Ex?}, and {Chant}.] Disenchantment by a countercharm. [Obs.] Gayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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