noun Date: circa 1727 the performance of miracles; specifically magic

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  • thaumaturgy — hau ma*tur gy (th[add] m[.a]*t[^u]r j[y^]), n. [Gr. qaymatourgi a.] The act or art of performing something wonderful; magic; legerdemain. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thaumaturgy — index mystery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • thaumaturgy — 1727, from Gk. thaumatourgia, from thaumatourgos (see THAUMATURGE (Cf. thaumaturge)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • thaumaturgy — *magic, sorcery, witchcraft, witchery, wizardry, alchemy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • thaumaturgy — [thô′mətʉr΄jē] n. [Gr thaumatourgia: see THAUMATURGE] the supposed working of miracles; magic thaumaturgic adj. thaumaturgical …   English World dictionary

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  • thaumaturgy —   n. miracle working; magic.    ♦ thaumaturge,    ♦ thaumaturgist,    ♦ thaumaturgus, n. miracle worker; saint.    ♦ thaumaturgic, a.    ♦ thaumaturgics,    ♦ thaumaturgism, n.    ♦ thaumatology, n. study of thaumaturgy …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • thaumaturgy — /thaw meuh terr jee/, n. the working of wonders or miracles; magic. [1720 30; < Gk thaumatourgía. See THAUMATO , URGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • thaumaturgy — noun /ˈθɔːmətɜːʤi,ˈθɒməˌtərʤɪ/ a) The working of miracles b) Magic; witchcraft, wizardry See Also: thaumatology, thaumaturge, thaumaturgic, thaumaturgical …   Wiktionary

  • thaumaturgy — Synonyms and related words: alchemy, bewitchery, bewitchment, charm, divination, enchantment, fetishism, glamour, gramarye, hoodoo, incantation, juju, jujuism, magic, natural magic, necromancy, obeah, rune, shamanism, sorcery, sortilege, spell,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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