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incantation
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition words believed to have a magical effect when they are said aloud; or the saying of such words
  • Two or three individuals hinted that the man of skill, during his Indian captivity, had enlarged his medical attainments by joining in the incantations of the savage priests, who were universally acknowledged to be powerful enchanters, often performing seemingly miraculous cures by their skill in the black art.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (91% in)

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