thaumaturgy

  • 1 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

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

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

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  • 4 thaumaturgy — *magic, sorcery, witchcraft, witchery, wizardry, alchemy …

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

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  • 6 Thaumaturgy — Miracle worker redirects here. For the works about Helen Keller, see The Miracle Worker. Part of a series on Eastern Christianity …

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

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  • 8 thaumaturgy — noun Date: circa 1727 the performance of miracles; specifically magic …

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

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

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  • 11 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,… …

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  • 12 thaumaturgy — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. miracle working, alchemy, sorcery, black magic; see magic 1 , witchcraft . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The use of supernatural powers to influence or predict events: conjuration, magic, sorcery, sortilege, theurgy,… …

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  • 13 thaumaturgy — n. witchery, sorcery, performance of magic or miracles …

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  • 14 thaumaturgy — n. Necromancy, magic, sorcery, witchcraft, theurgy, wonder working, the black art, feats of magic, occult art …

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  • 15 thaumaturgy — thau·ma·tur·gy …

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  • 16 thaumaturgy — thau•ma•tur•gy [[t]ˈθɔ məˌtɜr dʒi[/t]] n. the working of miracles; magic • Etymology: 1720–30; < Gk thaumatourgía thau ma•tur′gic adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 thaumaturgy — /ˈθɔmətɜdʒi/ (say thawmuhterjee) noun the working of wonders or miracles. {Greek thaumatourgia wonder working, conjuring} …

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  • 18 Thaumaturgy —    This includes the practices of sorcery, alchemy and witchcraft …

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  • 19 thaumaturgy — noun 1. any art that invokes supernatural powers • Syn: ↑magic • Derivationally related forms: ↑magical (for: ↑magic), ↑magician (for: ↑magic) …

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  • 20 Authentic Thaumaturgy — is a set of rules for portraying magic in role playing games, written by Isaac Bonewits, based on the magic system Bonewits uses in real life in his capacity as the Archdruid of Ár nDraíocht Féin. The first edition was published by Chaosium in… …

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