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Bewitch vs. Witch

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Bewitchverb

(transitive) To cast a spell upon.

Witchnoun

A person who practices witchcraft; a woman or man who practices witchcraft.

Bewitchverb

(transitive) To fascinate or charm.

‘I was bewitched by the sight of the girl dancing in the forest.’;

Witchnoun

(now usually particularly) A woman who is learned in and actively practices witchcraft.

Bewitchverb

(transitive) To astonish, amaze. en

Witchnoun

(derogatory) An ugly or unpleasant woman.

‘I hate that old witch.’;

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Bewitchverb

To gain an ascendency over by charms or incantations; to affect (esp. to injure) by witchcraft or sorcery.

‘See how I am bewitched; behold, mine armIs like a blasted sapling withered up.’;

Witchnoun

One who exercises more-than-common power of attraction; a charming or bewitching person.

Bewitchverb

To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance; to enchant.

‘The charms of poetry our souls bewitch.’;

Witchnoun

One given to mischief, especially a woman or child.

Bewitchverb

attract; cause to be enamored;

‘She captured all the men's hearts’;

Witchnoun

(geometry) A certain curve of the third order, described by Maria Agnesi under the name versiera.

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Bewitchverb

attract strongly, as if with a magnet;

‘She magnetized the audience with her tricks’;

Witchnoun

The stormy petrel.

Bewitchverb

cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

Witchnoun

Any of a number of flatfish:

Bewitch

Bewitch (1945–1959) was a Thoroughbred race horse born in 1945 at Calumet Farm, Kentucky, United States in the same crop in which the stallion Bull Lea produced Citation and Coaltown. Each of them was eventually inaugurated into the Thoroughbred Hall of Fame.

Witchnoun

Glyptocephalus cynoglossus (Torbay sole), found in the North Atlantic.

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Witchnoun

Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (megrim), found in the North Atlantic.

Witchnoun

Arnoglossus scapha, found near New Zealand.

Witchnoun

A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat and used as a taper.

Witchverb

To practise witchcraft.

Witchverb

To bewitch.

Witchverb

(transitive) To dowse for water.

Witchnoun

A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat, and used as a taper.

Witchnoun

One who practices the black art, or magic; one regarded as possessing supernatural or magical power by compact with an evil spirit, esp. with the Devil; a sorcerer or sorceress; - now applied chiefly or only to women, but formerly used of men as well.

‘There was a man in that city whose name was Simon, a witch.’; ‘He can not abide the old woman of Brentford; he swears she's a witch.’;

Witchnoun

An ugly old woman; a hag.

Witchnoun

One who exercises more than common power of attraction; a charming or bewitching person; also, one given to mischief; - said especially of a woman or child.

Witchnoun

A certain curve of the third order, described by Maria Agnesi under the name versiera.

Witchnoun

The stormy petrel.

Witchnoun

A Wiccan; an adherent or practitioner of Wicca, a religion which in different forms may be paganistic and nature-oriented, or ditheistic. The term witch applies to both male and female adherents in this sense.

Witchverb

To bewitch; to fascinate; to enchant.

‘[I 'll] witch sweet ladies with my words and looks.’; ‘Whether within us or withoutThe spell of this illusion beThat witches us to hear and see.’;

Witchnoun

a female sorcerer or magician

Witchnoun

a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil

Witchnoun

an ugly evil-looking old woman

Witchverb

cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

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