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English noun: whammy

1. whammy (event) a serious or devastating setback

Broader (hypernym)black eye, blow, reversal, reverse, setback

2. whammy (communication) an evil spell

SamplesA witch put a curse on his whole family.
He put the whammy on me.

Synonymscurse, hex, jinx

Broader (hypernym)charm, magic spell, magical spell, spell

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