white magic


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white magic

n.
Magic or incantation practiced for good purposes or as a counter to evil.

white magic

Magic that is performed for the purposes of good rather than evil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white magic - magic used only for good purposeswhite magic - magic used only for good purposes  
magic, thaumaturgy - any art that invokes supernatural powers
theurgy - white magic performed with the help of beneficent spirits (as formerly practiced by Neoplatonists)
References in classic literature ?
Over Uncle Stephen's Walk, where the snow had fallen smoothly, a spell of white magic had been woven.
Yet these powers are ever used for good, and they are the gift of God and not of the devil, which is the difference betwixt white magic and black."
And after the light went out he walked alone, taking the heavens into his confidence, unable to tear himself away from the white magic of the night, unwilling to sleep because longing was so sweet to him, and because, for the first time since first the hills were hung with moonlight, there was a lover in the world.
Mythology featuring her latest Neo Realism paintings inspired by Egyptian mythology such as Paper dolls and white Magic, life, and nature, in a divine composition that motivated her strong and sincere blend of colors that enriches the expressionism of her innovations.
The drug, an amphetamine known as white magic or meow meow, was discovered by police alongside cocaine, PS3,000 cash and other drug related items.
on other hand white magic spells used for protection.
'But after successfully doing some 'white magic,' their attitude toward me changed.
But I would rather use him as a means of discussing the white magic in the story--for Boucher makes the white magic very Christian, and the Reverend thus is an appropriate means for its expression.
"It was like a stable, a little ark, all the magic, good magic, white magic, blue magic, red magic, but no black magic was there.
Grace asked Zena if she was still into tarot cards and white magic, and her friend nodded with a quizzical look.
In "White Magic: The Age of Paper", Lothar Muller describes how paper made its way from China through the Arab world to Europe, where it permeated everyday life in a variety of formats from the thirteenth century onwards, and how the paper technology revolution of the nineteenth century paved the way for the creation of the modern daily press.