black art

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black art

n.
Black magic; witchcraft.

black art

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the black art another name for black magic

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n.
Often, black arts. witchcraft, sorcery, or other occult practice used for evil purposes.
[1580–90]

black art

Another name for black magic or witchcraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black art - the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the worldblack art - the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
magic, thaumaturgy - any art that invokes supernatural powers
witchcraft, witchery - the art of sorcery
bewitchment, enchantment - a magical spell
demonism, diabolism, Satanism - a belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan)
obiism - belief in a kind of sorcery that originated in Africa and is practiced in the West Indies