magical spell, magic spell, charm, spell
n. 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"
trance, spell, enchantment
n. a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
patch, spell, piece, while
n. a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
turn, tour, spell, go
n. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
v. take turns working; "the workers spell every four hours"
spell out, spell
v. orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; "How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer"
v. place under a spell
write, spell
v. write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); "He spelled the word wrong in this letter"
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space, distance
n. the interval between two times; "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
good luck charm, charm
n. something believed to bring good luck
suspended animation
n. a temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death; usually resulting from asphyxia
n. a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli
n. someone or something wonderful; "this dessert is a dream"
n. the end or completion of something; "death put a period to his endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"
n. the end or completion of something; "death put a period to his endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"
continuance, duration
n. the period of time during which something continues
stint, stretch
n. an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary"
n. a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
n. a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
n. a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something; "take time to smell the roses"; "I didn't have time to finish"; "it took more than half my time"
suggest, indicate
v. suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
pass on, give, leave, impart
v. transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"
annunciate, herald, foretell, harbinger, announce
v. foreshadow or presage
spell out
v. spell fully and without abbreviating; "Can you spell out your middle name instead of just giving the initial?"
v. release from a spell
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