Magic practiced for evil purposes or in league with supposed evil spirits; witchcraft.(noun)
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Use "black magic" in a sentence
"Vra-Sulkorig, I urge you to ask the prince if more of the witch’s black magic is poised to shield our Lord Admiral’s fleet from the wrath of Achardus’s son. “"
"Until this stage was reached, politics would remain bloody dilettantism, mere superstition and black magic ..."