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sorcery (n.)

14世纪, “巫术, 魔法, 施法; 巫术的行为或实例; 超自然的状态; 看似神奇的作品”, 来自古法语 sorcerie, 来自 sorcier “巫师, 魔法师”, 来自中世纪拉丁语 sortiarius “抽签算命的人; 巫师”, 字面意思是“影响命运或幸运的人”, 来自拉丁语 sors (属性 sortis) “抽签, 命运, 幸运” (见 sort (n.) ).

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Definitions of sorcery

sorcery (n.)
the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world;
Synonyms: black magic / black art / necromancy
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