(noun) The conscious manipulation of words and ritual objects with the intent of magically causing something positive or negative to happen.

Audio Pronunciation: (sor·cer·y)

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  • Plural: sorceries
  • Some definitions specify that sorcery is using magic for evil or negative purposes such as black magic.
  • A (noun) sorcerer or (noun) sorceress (adverb) sorcerously (verb) sorcerizes or practices sorcery to attain (adjective) sorcerous goals.

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