Word of the Day: Magic

mag-ic / ˈma-jik

 

adjective

 

  1. of or relating to supernatural power

There is no magic wand that can resolve out problems.

Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, 1942-

 

  1. giving supernatural or enchanting feelings

If you pay close attention to each day, you will discover the magic moment.

Paulo Coelho, 1947-

 

noun

 

  1. the use of certain means to exert supernatural force

Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.

Roald Dahl, 1916-1990

 

  1. an enchanting feeling

Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic.

Nora Roberts, 1950-

 

  1. the art of creating illusions through sleight of hand

Magic is easy if you put your heart into it.

Michael Jackson, 1958-2009

 

  1. a great influence that seems to stem from supernatural powers

It’s not magic that takes us to another world – it’s storytelling.

Val McDermid, 1955-

 

 

verb

 

  1. to bring about or affect by supernatural forces

The princess found herself being gently prodded and pushed and combed and magicked, and her hair felt weird.

from ‘Once Upon a Dream’ by Liz Braswell, 1950-