a word about magic

magic

magic is … a beautiful little word with a vast array of meanings, possibly different to every person on Earth …

… the word itself has a power to transform …

… it’s a word that gets me excited and it’s a feeling that brings joy and wonderment. I’m getting more in touch with my inner magic every day. I encourage you to do the same!

(Oxford online dictionary)

Definition of magic

noun

[mass noun]

  • the power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces: suddenly, as if by magic, the doors start to open
  • mysterious tricks, such as making things disappear and reappear, performed as entertainment: [as modifier]: his parents bought him a magic set for Christmas
  • a quality of being beautiful and delightful in a way that seems remote from daily life: the magic of the theatre
  • informal exceptional skill or talent: he’s been working his magic on New Zealand movies for the past two decades

adjective

  • 1having or apparently having supernatural powers: a magic wand
  • [attributive] very effective in producing the desired results: confidence is the magic ingredient needed to spark recovery
  • 2British informal wonderful; exciting: it was a great time, magic

verb (magics, magicking, magicked)

[with object and adverbial]

move, change, or create by or as if by magic: he must have been magicked out of the car at the precise second it exploded

 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Look up magic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Magic may refer to:

  • Magic (illusion), the art of appearing to perform supernatural feats using sleight of hand, escapology, or other methods
  • Magic (paranormal), the use of paranormal methods to manipulate natural forces, such as witchcraft
    • Ceremonial magic, a ritual system of esoteric spiritual development using occult techniques
    • Magick, a specific system of ritual magic deriving from the religious philosophy of Thelema
    • Magic and religion, which may involve the intercession of deities or other spirits, such as prayer
  • Magic (fantasy), fictional characters or objects with magical powers.
    • Magic in fiction, the treatment of magic in fictional works
    • Magic (Middle-earth), the mystical, paranormal, or supernatural activity, appear in various forms in J. R. R. Tolkien’s fictional realm of Middle-earth.
  • Magic (gaming), the portrayal of magic in roleplaying games
    • Magic of Dungeons & Dragons, widely used in the role-playing community, across many different fictional worlds, and across books, board games, video games, and movies.

 

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