Definitions for sorceryˈsɔr sə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sorcery, black magic, black art, necromancy(noun)

    the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world


  1. sorcery(Noun)

    Magical power; the use of witchcraft or magic arts.

  2. Origin: From sorcerie, ultimately derived from sors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sorcery(noun)

    divination by the assistance, or supposed assistance, of evil spirits, or the power of commanding evil spirits; magic; necromancy; witchcraft; enchantment

  2. Origin: [OE. sorcerie, OF. sorcerie, fr. OF. & F. sorcier a sorcerer, LL. sortiarius, fr. L. sors, sortis, a lot, decision by lot, fate, destiny. See Sort, n.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. sorcery

    The art of charming money out of the pockets of those who do not desire to part with it.


  1. Sorcery!

    Sorcery! is a single-player four-part adventure gamebook series written by Steve Jackson and illustrated by John Blanche. Originally published by Penguin Books between 1983 and 1985, the titles are part of the Fighting Fantasy canon, but were not numbered within the original 59-book series. Sorcery! was reissued by Wizard Books in 2003 and was released as an app for iOS and Android devices in 2014.

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  1. Veryan Khan:

    The practicing of anything that is not approved by Islamic State under their very strict interpretation of Islam is ‘Haram’ or forbidden, if the Islamic State thinks that sorcery is real, then black magic would be a threat to them and seen as a danger.

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