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magic wand

noun
1.
a thin rod brandished by a conjuror in peforming magic tricks
2.
any seemingly magical solution to a difficult problem: there is no magic wand for us to fix it
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  • This oft-cited lady, at last the waver of the magic wand, was Mrs. Flower's first cousin.

    Angela's Business Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • On that we shall summon up a picture with the magic wand of music.

    The Cycle of Spring Rabindranath Tagore
  • He felt that the magic wand of success was waving over him and he was silent.

    Hidden Treasures Harry A. Lewis
  • A touch of circus had renewed their youth as by the wave of a magic wand.

  • Then, as if a magic wand had touched him, all the attributes of the personage who had lived in him, vanished.

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