English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'black magic'

(noun) 
Definition
magic used for evil purposes
I believed in black magic and white magic.
Synonyms
witchcraft
She was found guilty of witchcraft and burned at the stake.
,
magic
Legends say that Merlin raised the stones by magic.
,
witching
,
voodoo
,
the occult
his unhealthy fascination with the occult
,
wizardry
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
,
enchantment
an effective countercharm against enchantment by the faerie folk
,
sorcery
The man swore never to practise sorcery again, and was released.
,
occultism
the revival of interest in occultism and practical magic
, ,
black art
,
witchery
,
necromancy
They were accused of using necromancy and the black arts.
,
diabolism
,
sortilege
,
makutu (New Zealand)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of enchantment
an effective countercharm against enchantment by the faerie folk
Synonyms
voodoo,
conjuration,
makutu (New Zealand)
in the sense of magic
Definition
the supposed power to make things happen by using supernatural means
Legends say that Merlin raised the stones by magic.
Synonyms
black art,
spells,
sortilege,
theurgy
in the sense of necromancy
Definition
sorcery
They were accused of using necromancy and the black arts.
Synonyms
witching,
voodoo,
the occult (rare),
black art,
demonology,
witchery,
thaumaturgy,
voodooism

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