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magic formula

noun as in open sesame

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Sarah Palin has stumbled into the magic formula for political success in America in 2010.

Kelly: There's no magic formula—you need the boots on the ground.

It is hocus-pocus, a sort of social magic formula like the "mutabor" in the Arabian Nights; it is an Aladdins-lamp philosophy.

And I then concluded with the magic formula with which my friends had very kindly provided me, and that, Divine One, is my case.

Then she sang him a song and taught him a magic formula by means of which one could obtain long life.

And Guan Yin gave the Monk a magic formula by means of which the ring could be tightened, should the ape grow disobedient.

So also the traditional rule was not a magic formula discovered by our fathers.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magic formula, such as: abracadabra, abraxas, access, key, keyword, and opener.

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