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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
witch (noun)
1.
one that is credited with usually malignant supernatural powers , especially a woman practicing usually black often with the aid of a devil or familiar - witchcraft sorceress compare warlock
2.
an ugly old woman - hag
3.
a charming or alluring girl or woman
4.
a practitioner of Wicca
5.
- witch of agnesi
witch (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to affect injuriously with - witchcraft
2.
intransitive verb
archaic to influence or beguile with allure or charm - dowse
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
witch (noun)
1.
a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers
SYNONYMS:
enchantress, hag, hex, sorceress
RELATED WORDS:
charmer, conjurer ( conjuror), enchanter, necromancer, voodoo, voodooist; magician, sorcerer, warlock, wizard
witch (noun)
2.
a mean or ugly old woman
SYNONYMS:
beldam ( beldame), carline ( carlin), hag, hellcat, trot, witch
RELATED WORDS:
harpy, shrew, virago
witch (noun)
3.
a person skilled in using supernatural forces
SYNONYMS:
charmer, conjurer ( conjuror), enchanter, mage, Magian, magus, necromancer, sorcerer, voodoo, voodooist, witch, wizard
RELATED WORDS:
enchantress, hag, hex, sorceress; warlock; occultist; thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, theurgist, wonder-worker; medicine man, shaman, shamanist, witch doctor; crystal gazer, diviner, foreseer, fortune-teller, prognosticator, prophesier, prophet, seer, soothsayer; medium; exorciser, exorcist
witch (verb)
to attract or delight as if by magic
SYNONYMS:
allure, beguile, bewitch, captivate, enchant, fascinate, kill, magnetize, wile, witch
RELATED WORDS:
disarm, draw, entice, lure, pull, seduce, tempt; delight, gratify, please; arrest, enrapture, enthrall ( enthral), entrance; appeal (to), interest, intrigue; beckon, court, invite, solicit, woo
NEAR ANTONYMS:
disgust, offend, repel, revolt; annoy, displease, irk; bore, tire, weary
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