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Synonyms of 'magician'

(noun) 
Definition
a conjuror
It was like watching a magician showing you how he performs a trick.
Synonyms
conjuror
A conjuror was hired for her sixth birthday party.
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illusionist
,
prestidigitator
(noun) 
Definition
a person with magic powers
Uther called on Merlin the magician to help him.
Synonyms
sorcerer
In voodoo the sorcerer manipulates the victim's symbolic image.
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witch
an evil witch who had cast a spell on the prince
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wizard
Merlin, the legendary wizard who worked magic for King Arthur
,
illusionist
,
warlock
knights who confront fiery dragons and wicked warlocks
,
necromancer
a necromancer who conjured up the spirits of the dead
,
thaumaturge (rare)
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theurgist
,
archimage (rare)
,
enchanter or enchantress
(noun) 
He was a magician with words.
Synonyms
miracle-worker
,
genius
a 14-year-old mathematical genius
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marvel
She is regarded as a marvel by those in her field.
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wizard
a mathematical wizard at Harvard University
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virtuoso
China's foremost piano virtuoso
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wonder-worker
,
spellbinder

Additional synonyms

in the sense of genius
Definition
a person with exceptional ability in a particular subject or activity
a 14-year-old mathematical genius
Synonyms
brain (informal),
buff (informal),
intellect (informal),
boffin (British, informal),
whiz (informal),
hotshot (informal),
rocket scientist (informal),
wonk (informal),
brainbox,
maven (US),
master-hand,
fundi (South Africa),
GEnys
in the sense of marvel
She is regarded as a marvel by those in her field.
Synonyms
whizz (informal),
in the sense of necromancer
a necromancer who conjured up the spirits of the dead
Synonyms
occultist,
sorceress,
black magician

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