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witchery

[wich-uh-ree] /ˈwɪtʃ ə ri/
noun, plural witcheries.
1.
witchcraft; magic.
2.
magical influence; fascination; charm:
the witchery of her beauty.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; witch + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for witchery

witchery

/ˈwɪtʃərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.
the practice of witchcraft
2.
magical or bewitching influence or charm
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