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in·cant

 (ĭn-kănt′)
tr.v. in·cant·ed, in·cant·ing, in·cants
To chant or intone (ritual or magic words).

[Latin incantāre; see enchant.]

incant

(ɪnˈkænt)
vb
to utter (incantations)to summon up by incantationto enchant
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There are also less spectacular sounds: a halfheartedly incanted song, a kind of humming, a note repeated only to fade away.
generally, courts have repeatedly incanted Mathews's
This passage enacts an antique notion of the rhetorical object/ incanted thing, lost to a later empiricism and the Cartesian mind/body "crisis.
Indeed, Larsen's "Song" is initially best understood and practiced as two separate works, one in F minor, with a very dance-like 6/8 meter, and the other quite disruptive, a tritone away, with a tonal center of a repeatedly incanted B natural.
Even as the final spells were being incanted, the last wands waved and the broomsticks put back in the cupboard, Dan was a man with a plan.
SMITH: It's not surprising that people behave as they're incanted to behave.
According to the Jewish historian Josephus, exorcists needed: 1) a formula from Solomon to be incanted, along with 2) a piece of wood (called "bunk" or "the bunk stick"), which had a scent from the Barras root (see Josephus, JW 7.
Playing Monopoly, we incanted over the dice to prevent any number that would land us on Boardwalk, and if that happened to fail, we cursed the rent money before handing it over.
Of course he prefaces his mea culpa with the daily affirmation incanted by all Commentary contributors in good standing: "We neoconservatives were proven right about every issue on which we took up cudgels against liberals and paleocons for 25 years.
The court incanted the stipulations: users "may not, in whole or in part, copy, photocopy, reproduce, translate, reverse engineer, derive source code, modify, disassemble, decompile, create derivative works based on the Program, or remove any proprietary notices or labels on the program" without Blizzard's prior written consent.
I'm not quite sure what La Blythman did as she incanted her Wiccan rhyme over my prostrate body, smeared as it was with Somerfield baked beans (fear not-they were sugar and salt reduced) but I have begun to see the greening of supermarkets (as popularised recently on Panorama) as less than entirely convincing.
David incanted a few spells, as his magical fingers tapped away at the keys, and everything sprang back to life.