With hocus-pocus like that no dog is lured from the stove in the real world.
They regard it fixedly as hocus-pocus, childish if not wicked.
You at any rate are not a simpleton to be taken in by any sort of hocus-pocus.
Theres your own prestige too, and all the hocus-pocus and mummery that you know how to work on them.
His holiness made his hocus-pocus with the greatest devotion.
Why seek to limit the duration of hell by some hocus-pocus of interpretation?
What good does he suppose all this hocus-pocus is going to do us?
I defy any man to look between the lines and scent my hocus-pocus game.
I did so, and he began to perform all sorts of hocus-pocus over me.
One more cabalistic performance and the hocus-pocus was ended.