Synonyms of 'magic'
the supposed power to make things happen by using supernatural meansLegends say that Merlin raised the stones by magic.
The man swore never to practise sorcery again, and was released.
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
She was found guilty of witchcraft and burned at the stake.
an effective countercharm against enchantment by the faerie folk
the revival of interest in occultism and practical magic
black art, ,
They were accused of using necromancy and the black arts.
tricks done to entertainHis secret hobby: performing magic.
any mysterious or extraordinary quality or powerThe singer believes he can still regain some of his old magic.
He was a man of great distinction and charm.
Her air of mystery only added to her glamour.
She had a charm and fascination all of her own.
There was no doubting the animal magnetism of the man.
The campsite had its own peculiar enchantment.
any mysterious or extraordinary quality or powerHe showed some touches of football magic.
The cut of a diamond depends on the skill of its craftsman.
Her drama teacher spotted her ability.
Both her children have a talent for music.
expertise, , ,
the lack of management expertise within the company
She can now add basketball to her list of accomplishments.
a player who combines deftness of touch with superb technique
of magicSo it's a magic potion?
unaccountably enchantingThen came those magic moments in the rose-garden.
miraculous, , ,
The horse made a miraculous recovery.
Her stories were fascinating.
The island is a magical place to get married.
the magnetic pull of her looks
She's an absolutely enchanting child.
He describes these ladies in spellbinding detail.
wonderful or marvellousIt was magic - one of the best days of my life.
He certainly is a marvellous actor.
I've always thought he was a wonderful actor.
We complimented him on doing an excellent job.
My sister's given me a brilliant book.
The scenery and weather were fabulous.
What a terrific idea!
fab (informal), , ,
It's a fab place for a holiday.
schmick (Australian, informal), ,
The band launch their schmick new CD next week.
barrie (Scottish, slang), ,
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in the sense of ability
great skill or competenceHer drama teacher spotted her ability.
in the sense of accomplishment
personal abilities or skillsShe can now add basketball to her list of accomplishments.
in the sense of brilliant
splendidMy sister's given me a brilliant book.
cracking (British, informal),
booshit (Australian, slang),
exo (Australian, slang),
sik (Australian, slang),
topping (British, slang),
barrie (Scottish, slang),
belting (British, slang),
pearler (Australian, slang)
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Thesaurus for magic from the Collins English Thesaurus