thaumaturgy

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

thaumaturgy \thau"ma*tur'gy\ (th[add]'m[.a]*t[^u]r"j[y^]), noun [Gr. qaymatourgi'a.] The act or art of performing something wonderful; magic; legerdemain. --T. Warton.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

thaumaturgy

noun

1: any art that invokes supernatural powers [syn: {magic}, {thaumaturgy}]

2: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers [syn: {magic trick}, {conjuring trick}, {trick}, {magic}, {legerdemain}, {conjuration}, {thaumaturgy}, {illusion}, {deception}]


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