What is another word for incantation?

184 synonyms found


[ ˌɪnkantˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ˌɪnkantˈe‍ɪʃən], [ ˌɪ_n_k_a_n_t_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Incantation, the mystical word that denotes a string of words or phrases chanted or recited with magical or religious significance, has its own set of synonyms. One synonym is "spell," which is often associated with a set of words or actions used to bewitch or enchant a person or thing. Another synonym is "enchantment," which signifies a magical spell or action that charms or captivates someone. "Invocation" is another synonym and refers to an appeal to a higher power, often a deity, to bring about a desired outcome. "Chant" also conveys a similar meaning, referring to a rhythmic or repetitive vocalization with spiritual or religious significance.

Semantically related words: love spells

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    Usage examples for Incantation

    I looked around at Helen: "Why did you come to me at the laboratory last night in mediaeval dress when Prospero was trying an incantation?"
    "I Walked in Arden"
    Jack Crawford
    Kingata Mata took the animal and held it before Kawa Kendi, who muttered a long incantation over it and cut the throat with a spear head.
    Charles Beadle
    That the wizard, personally, of his own individual power could slay an enemy by incantation they did not believe; but that the spirit of the Banana or of other inanimate objects could do so, they believed most profoundly.
    Charles Beadle

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