English noun: magic spell
|1.||magic spell (communication) a verbal formula believed to have magical force|
|Samples||He whispered a spell as he moved his hands.|
Inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese.
|Synonyms||charm, magical spell, spell|
|Broader (hypernym)||language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication|
|Narrower (hyponym)||conjuration, curse, hex, incantation, jinx, whammy|