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The working of miracles or magic feats.
thau′ma·tur′gic, thau′ma·tur′gi·cal adj.
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thau•ma•tur•gy(ˈθɔ məˌtɜr dʒi)
the working of miracles; magic.
[1720–30; < Greek thaumatourgía]
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the working of wonders or miracles; magie. — thaumaturgist, thaumaturge, thaumaturgus, n. — thaumaturgic, thaumaturgical, adj.See also: Miracles
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|Noun||1.||thaumaturgy - any art that invokes supernatural powers|
supernaturalism - a belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding
juju - the power associated with a juju
mojo - a magic power or magic spell
black art, black magic, necromancy, sorcery - the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
white magic - magic used only for good purposes
|2.||thaumaturgy - an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers|
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
card trick - a trick performed with playing cards
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