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Their work revealed the strange alchemy at work inside the nucleus of an atom.
A PRODIGY WHO CRACKED OPEN THE COSMOSCLAUDIA DREIFUSJANUARY 12, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Pleasantly chewy, it melts easily on the tongue, a seemingly magical alchemy of sugar and protein.
SQUISHY, SWEET HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS WILL ELEVATE YOUR S’MORES AND HOT CHOCOLATEDANIELA GALARZAJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are so many scenes — Majella sitting in her late grandmother’s farmhouse, having sex in the storeroom or recalling a batch of drowned kittens — that feel like literary alchemy.
MAKE ROOM FOR ‘BIG GIRL, SMALL TOWN’RON CHARLESDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Cheesemaking, mankind’s long-­running alchemy of controlled rot, involves transforming perishable milk into something exponentially more complex, long-lasting, and valuable.
WHEN SPECIALTY CHEESEMAKING BECOMES A QUARANTINE PASTIMEBY KAT CRADDOCK/SAVEURDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The result should be an earnest historical novel about the brutal struggle for fair wages, but through the alchemy of Walter’s voice, “The Cold Millions” is a work of irresistible characters, harrowing adventures and rip-roaring fun.
‘THE COLD MILLIONS,’ JESS WALTER’S CELEBRATION OF FORGOTTEN HEROES, IS ONE OF THE MOST CAPTIVATING NOVELS OF THE YEARRON CHARLESOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Add invisibility, then, to the feats of optical alchemy that may be made possible by tracking control.
ALCHEMY ARRIVES IN A BURST OF LIGHTPHILIP BALLSEPTEMBER 30, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
But a doctor Faustus, in his cell littered with books and instruments of alchemy, would love always to have a cat for a companion.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
It is for them to protect themselves from death,—the whole purpose of alchemy lies there, sire.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Among his minor works occurs a treatise on alchemy, which seems to show that he was a devout believer in the science.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
But, like so many master-minds of the Middle Ages, he was unable wholly to resist the fascinations of alchemy and astrology.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
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WORDS RELATED TO ALCHEMY

  • 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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