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English noun: voodoo

1. voodoo (artifact) a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

Synonymsfetich, fetish, hoodoo, juju

Broader (hypernym)charm, good luck charm

2. voodoo (group) (Haiti) followers of a religion that involves witchcraft and animistic deities

Broader (hypernym)cult

Domain categoryHaiti, Republic of Haiti

3. voodoo (cognition) a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities

Synonymshoodooism, vodoun, voodooism

Broader (hypernym)cult, cultus, religious cult

Narrower (hyponym)hoodoo

Domain category memberszombi, zombi spirit, zombie, zombie spirit

English verb: voodoo

1. voodoo (communication) bewitch by or as if by a voodoo

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bewitch, enchant, glamour, hex, jinx, witch

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