produced by or as if by magic: The change in the appearance of the room was magical.
mysteriously enchanting: a magical night.
of or pertaining to magic.

1545–55; magic + -al1

magically, adverb
hypermagical, adjective
hypermagically, adverb
quasi-magical, adjective
quasi-magically, adverb
semimagical, adjective
semimagically, adverb
unmagical, adjective
unmagically, adverb Unabridged
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magic (ˈmædʒɪk)
1.  the art that, by use of spells, supposedly invokes supernatural powers to influence events; sorcery
2.  the practice of this art
3.  the practice of illusory tricks to entertain other people; conjuring
4.  any mysterious or extraordinary quality or power: the magic of springtime
5.  like magic very quickly
6.  of or relating to magic: a magic spell
7.  possessing or considered to possess mysterious powers: a magic wand
8.  unaccountably enchanting: magic beauty
9.  informal wonderful; marvellous; exciting
vb , -ics, -icking, -icked
10.  to transform or produce by or as if by magic
11.  (foll by away) to cause to disappear by or as if by magic
[C14: via Old French magique, from Greek magikē witchcraft, from magosmagus]

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Word Origin & History

1550s, from magic. Related: Magically.
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Example sentences
Or his lobbying that's somehow magically something other than lobbying.
Ledger magically and mysteriously disappears beneath the skin of his lean,
  sinewy character.
Thank you for taking a sane look at the magically insane.
It doesn't magically allow you to build businesses by turning investors' money
  into operating expenses indefinitely.
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