occult arts

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Noun1.occult arts - supernatural practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult"
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
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Sometimes, however, they are of quite a different stamp--men who pretend to nothing, and are with difficulty persuaded to exercise their occult arts in the simplest cases.
No sign of occult art is to be seen, unless the bundles of dried herbs hanging to the rack and in the ingle and the row of labelled phials on one of the shelves betoken it.
The occult arts of music; an esoteric survey from Pythagoras to pop culture.
These sojourns, important for mathematics and pure science, also exposed Spain's importance in the occult arts to an awakening Europe.