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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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Names were incanted - Gareth, Benny, JPR - before the poster was rolled up once more and returned to its resting-place under the eaves between the old vinyl suitcases and wooden Lego box.
Names were incanted -- Gareth, Benny, JPR -- before the poster was rolled up once more and returned to its resting place under the eaves between the old vinyl suitcases and wooden Lego box.
Yet where a more restrained approach is preferred, other spells are incanted: courts must emphasize "the primacy of the written text"; the Charter was not "enacted in a vacuum"; it is not the court's role to "second-guess" policy decisions; the Constitution is not an "empty vessel"; we must avoid "overshooting the purpose" of a right; and so on.
If a physician implemented prayer into his medicinal practice and the patient was cured the cure and physician were divinely approved; if a woman was in conflict with another woman, performed angry 'cursing' gestures or incanted curses against her adversary who later became ill or experienced misfortune, the interpretation of this illness or misfortune attributed them to the witchcraft of the enactor of the curses.
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.
Here it is an obsessive description of the traveller character translated by the refrain (incanted every now and then): We have to find a hotel!
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 7.6.3; Ant.