Search Result for "witching":
1. the use or practice of witchcraft;
1. possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers;
- Example: "charming incantations"
- Example: "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"
- Example: "a magical spell"
- Example: "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare
- Example: "wizard wands"
- Example: "wizardly powers"
[syn: charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a), wizard(a), wizardly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
witch \witch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. witched; p. pr. & vb. n. witching.] [AS. wiccian.] To bewitch; to fascinate; to enchant. [1913 Webster] [I 'll] witch sweet ladies with my words and looks. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Whether within us or without The spell of this illusion be That witches us to hear and see. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
witching \witch"ing\, a. That witches or enchants; suited to enchantment or witchcraft; bewitching. "The very witching time of night." --Shak. -- Witch"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
witching adj 1: possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers" [syn: charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a), wizard(a), wizardly] n 1: the use or practice of witchcraftMoby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
82 Moby Thesaurus words for "witching": Circean, alluring, appealing, appetizing, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, bewitchment, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, coquettish, delightful, divining rod, doodlebug, dowser, dowsing, dowsing rod, enchanting, enchantment, engaging, enravishing, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, exciting, exotic, exquisite, fascinating, fetching, flirtatious, glamorous, heart-robbing, hypnotic, illusionary, illusive, illusory, incantation, interesting, intriguing, inviting, irresistible, lovely, luxurious, mesmeric, mouth-watering, necromancy, piquant, prepossessing, provocative, provoquant, ravishing, seducing, seductive, sensuous, siren, sirenic, sorcery, spellbinding, spellful, taking, tantalizing, teasing, tempting, thrilling, tickling, titillating, titillative, voluptuous, wand, water witch, water witching, winning, winsome, witchcraft, witchery, witching stick