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Her only regret is that she has had to leave at home her Persian cat Abracadabra, called "Abe" for short.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, MAY 13, 1914VARIOUS
It was as though a charm, an Abracadabra, had been whispered over Mrs. Sampson and she had been changed immediately into a rabbit.
THE CATHEDRALSIR HUGH WALPOLE
But after an hour or more, Billys deepest voice would boom, Abracadabra!
MAIDA'S LITTLE SHOPINEZ HAYNES IRWIN
"Somebody ought to say an abracadabra charm ovah it," she suggested.
THE LITTLE COLONEL'S KNIGHT COMES RIDINGANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
And mumbling his “abracadabra” over the sand spread on a cloth before him, he took up his bamboo-stick and wrote therein––Khalid!
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
He rode his horse Abracadabra, and won the famous Guttlebury steeple-chase.
THE BOOK OF SNOBSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The Abracadabra amulet was supposed to be es173pecially efficacious in ague.
THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF MENTAL HEALINGGEORGE BARTON CUTTEN
His Bolshevik abracadabra has seduced the workers of every race.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
"All this is Abracadabra to me," I replied quickly, in fear of a torrent.
DARIELR. D. BLACKMORE
So he began his abracadabra, but Sunday came and Sunday passed, and no John appeared.
A BOOK OF THE WEST. VOLUME I DEVONS. BARING-GOULD
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WORDS RELATED TO ABRACADABRA

  • abracadabra
  • alchemy
  • black art
  • charm
  • conjuring
  • devilry
  • divination
  • enchantment
  • evil eye
  • hocus-pocus
  • hoodoo
  • jinx
  • mumbo jumbo
  • necromancy
  • obeah
  • obi
  • sorcery
  • spell
  • witchcraft
  • witchery
  • wizardry
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