black magic


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black magic

n.
Magic practiced for evil purposes or in league with supposed evil spirits; witchcraft.

black magic

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) magic used for evil purposes by invoking the power of the devil

black′ mag′ic


n.
magic used for evil purposes; sorcery.

black magic

Magic used for evil purposes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black magic - the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the worldblack magic - 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

black magic

noun witchcraft, magic, witching, voodoo, the occult, wizardry, enchantment, sorcery, occultism, incantation, black art, witchery, necromancy, diabolism, sortilege I believed in black magic and white magic.
Translations
musta magia
crna madžika
czarna magia
magia negra

black magic

nmagia nera
References in classic literature ?
It brought to his mind vague recollections of black magic. It was beautiful and obscene.
Few, if any, had the temerity to visit old Bukawai, firstly because of fear of his black magic and the two hyenas who dwelt with him and were commonly known to be devils masquerading, and secondly because of the loathsome disease which had caused Bukawai to be an outcast--a disease which was slowly eating away his face.
She believed in devils, in black magic, and in witchcraft.
There is black magic somewhere at the bottom of this."
"Black magic," repeated Flambeau in a low voice, for he was too enlightened a man not to know of such things; "but what can these other things mean?"
His companion laughed nervously, and moved away, to repeat the conversation, with variations and exaggerations, to others of the black soldiery, so that it was not long before a frightful tale of black magic and sudden death was woven about the giant prisoner, and had gone the rounds of the camp.
Well, you don't believe in black magic; and if you did, you couldn't use it for copy.
Certainly it would not have gone well with Bell had he lived two centuries earlier and been caught at such black magic.
Since Black magic is measured as a spell that battle against or is used to influence the free will of the preferred person with the assist of Black Magic Specialist.
"Black magic is widespread and practitioners spread delusions among people who are weak of faith by making them believe these talismans will help them.
But you accuse him of doing black magic. Is it even possible to save a government by black magic?" he said.
He maintained: "I didn't touch him at all." When asked to explain how this could happen without his involvement he replied: "Black magic." He denies murder and the case continues.