Know Your Next Word : thaumaturgy

19. thaumaturgy :

noun :

the working of wonders or miracles & magic

usage :

  • Of course, none of these improbable meetings ever took place in reality. But within the realm of showbiz thaumaturgy, they're perfectly acceptable examples of latter-day digital compositing, wherein it's possible to have anything share a frame of film or video with practically anything else.

  • There was ever a cautious hesitancy on the part of the clergy to recognize evidence of thaumaturgy and the superstitious use of relics.

    Related Fomrs :

    thaumaturgic & thaumaturgical : adjective

    A practitioner of thaumaturgy is a thaumaturgist or thaumaturge.

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