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synonyms for obeah

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

The same missionary told me that in Sierra Leone, also, Obeah and poisoning go hand in hand.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY
But the pièce de résistance of the day was to be the examination and probable committal of the Obeah-man of those parts.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY
That spirit belongs to the Obeah, or Fêtish-man; and he puts it, by magic ceremonies, into any object which he chooses.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY
The ceiba is the sacred tree of the negro, the temple of Jumbi, the proper house of Obeah.
WITH THE WORLD'S GREAT TRAVELLERS, VOLUME 2VARIOUS
The rumor got about that Maumee Niña had become an Obeah woman,—a voodoo worker, a witch.
MYTHS & LEGENDS OF OUR NEW POSSESSIONS & PROTECTORATECHARLES M. SKINNER
It blights the lives of children, and it is one of the worst of fates to be “overlooked” by an Obeah man possessing it.
MYTHS & LEGENDS OF OUR NEW POSSESSIONS & PROTECTORATECHARLES M. SKINNER
Massa Huggin make me servant and call me slabe; beat me—flog me—but I was prince once, sah, in Obeah land.
HUNTING THE SKIPPERGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
"But obeah wouldn't have any effect on East Indian coolies," objected Stuart.
PLOTTING IN PIRATE SEASFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
But the obeah, with a whining plaint, spat away his tobacco-leaf.
DARKNESS AND DAWNGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
And with a formless roar of killing-rage, Stern swung on the obeah, with the rifle.
DARKNESS AND DAWNGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO OBEAH

  • 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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