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sorcerous

[sawr-ser-uh s] /ˈsɔr sər əs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or involving sorcery.
2.
using sorcery.
Origin of sorcerous
1540-1550
1540-50; sorcer(y) + -ous
Related forms
sorcerously, adverb
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  • Sharp flashed his sword forth, fleet as flame, And shore away her sorcerous head.

    The Tale of Balen Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • Here they reclined just as sorcerous sleep had overtaken them.

    Henry Brocken Walter J. de la Mare
Word Origin and History for sorcerous
adj.

1540s, from sorcery + -ous.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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