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Synonyms of 'witch'

(noun) 
Definition
(in former times) a woman believed to possess evil magic powers
an evil witch who had cast a spell on the prince
Synonyms
enchantress
the Siren, the legendary enchantress who lured travellers to their doom
,
magician
Uther called on Merlin the magician to help him.
,
hag
I hope the old hag hasn't come back yet.
,
crone
a toothless old crone sitting in the corner
,
occultist
,
sorceress
,
Wiccan
,
necromancer
a necromancer who conjured up the spirits of the dead

Additional synonyms

in the sense of crone
Definition
a witchlike old woman
a toothless old crone sitting in the corner
Synonyms
hag,
old bag (derogatory, slang),
beldam (archaic),
old bat (derogatory, slang),
gammer (dialect),
kuia (New Zealand)
in the sense of hag
Definition
a witch
I hope the old hag hasn't come back yet.
Synonyms
beldam (archaic),
termagant
in the sense of magician
Definition
a person with magic powers
Uther called on Merlin the magician to help him.
Synonyms
illusionist,
thaumaturge (rare),
theurgist,
archimage (rare),
enchanter or enchantress

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