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The Nobel prize-winning psychologist Dan Kahneman has said it’s the “most significant of the cognitive biases” and the first thing he’d change about humans if he had a magic wand.

From Quartz

I think he might be wondering if something that some of us call “God” or “magic” is tied up with all of those still undiscovered mysteries.

From Vox

To get a little bit of that magic combination of determination and foresight, we asked them to tell us the best career advice they ever got.

From Fortune

It’s really about the experience and the learning and the people—the magic of the trail.

While she has turned in strong performances in those efforts, it’s in her own shows that Coel makes magic happen.

From Ozy

In the end, the line between magic and religion may be something of an artificial one.

“One of the producers on a story we were doing on the Orlando Magic told me about this young guy he really liked,” Jaffe said.

The future Mr. Vergara—and star of ‘True Blood’ and ‘Magic Mike’ shares some life advice in an exclusive video.

Despite all the gun talk in “Hot N—,” everyone wanted a piece of him and his magic.

Both Prados have enough magic that, after you visit them, the whole world feels like their gift shop for a few hours.

Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.

A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.

However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.

All this I admit to be the fever of the mind—a waking dream—an illusion to which mesmerism or magic is but a frivolity.

On every side rose little islands, covered with small trees or underwood, lending a most magic appearance to the river.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magic, such as: fascination, illusion, wizardry, alchemy, allurement, and astrology.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.