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Use of supernatural power over others through the assistance of spirits; witchcraft.

[Middle English sorcerie, from Old French, from sorcier, sorcerer; see sorcerer.]

sor′cer·ous adj.
sor′cer·ous·ly adv.


(ˈsɔr sər əs)

1. involving or resembling sorcery.
2. using sorcery.
sor′cer•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sorcerous - possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powerssorcerous - possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers"
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
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Clearly, this is a sorcerous phenomenon to be investigated thoroughly, and copied if possible.
The North has long been associated with sorcerous inhabitants, mythical tribes, metaphysical forces of good and evil, and a range of supernatural qualities.
lay desolate the confines of that superstitious Virgin, that with her sorcerous devotion works miracles, By which she drawes Christians, faster than we can kill 'em.
The Voodoo religion, in a manner somewhat similar to Christianity, is divided into two distinct branches or creeds, Service Petro and Service Legha, which in no circumstance must be confused with the Culte des Mortes, the dreadful Society of the Dead which claims to sorcerous power over corpses and is feared by Voodoo and Christian worshippers alike.
Frank Sinatra's sorcerous "Witchcraft'' is a perfect romancing pitch that walks the line between classy and dirty, but rock legend renditions like Annie Lennox's version of "I Put a Spell on You,'' the Rolling Stones' "Beast of Burden'' and AWOLNATION's rendition of Springsteen "I'm on Fire'' fall more into strike-out territory.
In other moments in the narrative, Zenobia is described as a type of sorcerous or witch-character.
Thirteen year-old Rachel Griffin is thrilled to be a freshman at Roanoke Academy for Sorcerous Arts.
City must be favourites for the title - David Silva is in sorcerous form, while Sergio Aguero's boots have something lethal in their leather just now.
The series follows the misadventures of young Rachel Griffin, student at the Roanoke Academy for the Sorcerous Arts.
Police found various items, such as tomes and pieces of paper with sorcerous words written on them, as well as talisman and herbs used in witchcraft.
Renly Baratheon, younger brother of murdered King Robert and contender for the throne of Westeros, has himself been murdered by a sorcerous shadow (CoK 377), and Book V, A Dance With Dragons, concludes with daggers in the night, both on the Wall, with the betrayal of Jon by men of the Night's Watch (913), and south of it, as Ser Kevan Lannister is brought down (957-9), leaving a child to rule.