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Definitions for prestidigitation
ˌprɛs tɪˌdɪdʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃənpres·tidig·i·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prestidigitation, sleight of handnoun

    manual dexterity in the execution of tricks

Wiktionary

  1. prestidigitationnoun

    A performance of or skill in performing magic or conjuring tricks with the hands; sleight of hand.

    My favorite prestidigitation was when he pulled the live dove out of that tiny scarf.

  2. prestidigitationnoun

    A show of skill or deceitful cleverness.

    His writing was peppered with verbal tricks and prestidigitation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prestidigitationnoun

    legerdemain; sleight of hand; juggling

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prestidigitation

    pres-ti-dij-i-tā′shun, n. sleight of hand—also Prestig′iātion.—adj. Prestidig′ital.—ns. Prestidig′itātor, Prestig′iātor, one who practises sleight of hand.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestidigitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prestidigitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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