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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - White magic performed with the help of beneficent spirits (as formerly practiced by Neoplatonists); The effect of supernatural or divine intervention in human affairs.

Usage examples (28)
  • Before the advent of medicine, there was theurgy and philosophy.
  • My power (Lamia tells me) is theurgy, the study and command of immaterial essences.
  • Oration, where Pico makes positive use of magic and theurgy as steps toward the ascent.
  • Sorcery, witchcraft, demonology, and theurgy all had their own ceremonial trappings, but those were not among them. for more
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