sorcery

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From Middle English sorcery, from Middle French sorcerie, ultimately derived from Latin sors (fate), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁- (to sort, line up)

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sorcery (countable and uncountable, plural sorceries)

  1. Magical power; the use of witchcraft or magic arts.

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French sorcerie, from Old French sorcerie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔrsəˈriː(ə)/, /sɔrsəˈreː(ə)/
  • (with /rs/→/s/) IPA(key): /sɔsəˈriː(ə)/, /sɔsəˈreː(ə)/

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sorcery (plural sorceries)

  1. sorcery, wizardry, magic
  2. A supernatural event

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