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Hex vs. Charm

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Hexverb

(transitive) To cast a spell on (specifically an evil spell), to bewitch.

Charmnoun

An object, act or words believed to have magic power (usually carries a positive connotation).

‘a charm against evil’; ‘It works like a charm.’;

Hexnoun

An evil spell or curse.

Charmnoun

The ability to persuade, delight or arouse admiration; often constructed in the plural.

‘He had great personal charm.’; ‘She tried to win him over with her charms.’;

Hexnoun

A witch.

Charmnoun

A small trinket on a bracelet or chain, etc., traditionally supposed to confer luck upon the wearer.

‘She wears a charm bracelet on her wrist.’;

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Hexnoun

(rare) A spell (now rare but still found in compounds such as hex sign and hexcraft).

Charmnoun

(physics) A quantum number of hadrons determined by the quantity of charm quarks & antiquarks.

Hexnoun

clipping of hexadecimal

Charmnoun

(finance) A second-order measure of derivative price sensitivity, expressed as the instantaneous rate of change of delta with respect to time.

Hexnoun

A hexagonal space on a game board.

Charmnoun

The mixed sound of many voices, especially of birds or children.

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Hexnoun

(climbing) a hexagon-shaped item of rock climbing equipment intended to be wedged into a crack or other opening in the rock.

Charmnoun

A flock, group (especially of finches).

Hexnoun

an evil spell;

‘a witch put a curse on his whole family’; ‘he put the whammy on me’;

Charmverb

To seduce, persuade or fascinate someone or something.

‘He charmed her with his dashing tales of his days as a sailor.’;

Hexverb

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

Charmverb

(transitive) To use a magical charm upon; to subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence.

‘After winning three games while wearing the chain, Dan began to think it had been charmed.’;

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Hexadjective

of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base

Charmverb

To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences.

‘She led a charmed life.’;

Hexverb

cast a spell on; bewitch

‘he hexed her with his fingers’;

Charmverb

To make music upon.

Hexnoun

a magic spell; a curse

‘a death hex’;

Charmverb

To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.

Hexnoun

a witch.

Charmnoun

A melody; a song.

‘With charm of earliest birds.’; ‘Free liberty to chant our charms at will.’;

Hexnoun

short for hexadecimal

Charmnoun

A word or combination of words sung or spoken in the practice of magic; a magical combination of words, characters, etc.; an incantation.

‘My high charms work.’;

Hexadjective

short for hexadecimal

Charmnoun

That which exerts an irresistible power to please and attract; that which fascinates; any alluring quality.

‘Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.’; ‘The charm of beauty's powerful glance.’;

Charmnoun

Anything worn for its supposed efficacy to the wearer in averting ill or securing good fortune.

Charmnoun

Any small decorative object worn on the person, as a seal, a key, a silver whistle, or the like. Bunches of charms are often worn at the watch chain.

Charmnoun

a property of certain quarks which may take the value of +1, -1 or 0.

Charmverb

To make music upon; to tune.

‘Here we our slender pipes may safely charm.’;

Charmverb

To subdue, control, or summon by incantation or supernatural influence; to affect by magic.

‘No witchcraft charm thee!’;

Charmverb

To subdue or overcome by some secret power, or by that which gives pleasure; to allay; to soothe.

‘Music the fiercest grief can charm.’;

Charmverb

To attract irresistibly; to delight exceedingly; to enchant; to fascinate.

‘They, on their mirth and danceIntent, with jocund music charm his ear.’;

Charmverb

To protect with, or make invulnerable by, spells, charms, or supernatural influences; as, a charmed life.

‘I, in my own woe charmed,Could not find death.’;

Charmverb

To use magic arts or occult power; to make use of charms.

‘The voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.’;

Charmverb

To act as, or produce the effect of, a charm; to please greatly; to be fascinating.

Charmverb

To make a musical sound.

Charmnoun

attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates;

‘his smile was part of his appeal to her’;

Charmnoun

a verbal formula believed to have magical force;

‘he whispered a spell as he moved his hands’; ‘inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese’;

Charmnoun

something believed to bring good luck

Charmverb

attract; cause to be enamored;

‘She captured all the men's hearts’;

Charmverb

control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft

Charmverb

protect through supernatural powers or charms

Charmverb

induce into action by using one's charm;

‘She charmed him into giving her all his money’;

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