incantation

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From Old French incantation, from Latin incantatio

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incantation (plural incantations)

  1. The act or process of using formulas and/or usually rhyming words, sung or spoken, with occult ceremonies, for the purpose of raising spirits, producing enchantment, or creating other magical results.
  2. A formula of words used as above.

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