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synonyms for whammy

  • hex
  • abracadabra
  • charm
  • conjuration
  • curse
  • hocus-pocus
  • jinx
  • magic
  • voodoo
  • double whammy
  • evil eye
  • hexing
  • mumbo-jumbo
  • triple whammy
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In a one-two punch, a malaria vaccine in development pairs a shot of the live parasite that causes the disease with a whammy of infection-fighting drugs to immediately quell it.
A MALARIA VACCINE WITH LIVE PARASITES SHOWS PROMISE IN A SMALL TRIALERIN GARCIA DE JESÚSJUNE 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Nepal is facing a double whammy of disastrous infection rates and depleting vaccine stocks.
MODI NEVER BOUGHT ENOUGH COVID-19 VACCINES FOR INDIA. NOW THE WHOLE WORLD IS PAYINGDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYMAY 28, 2021TIME
California’s kelp forests, which provide a rich habitat for marine organisms, got hit by a double whammy of ecological disasters in the past decade, says UC Santa Cruz ecologist Mark Carr.
HOW KELP FORESTS OFF CALIFORNIA ARE RESPONDING TO AN URCHIN TAKEOVERANUSHREE DAVEMARCH 29, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
This week, I was dealing with the double whammy of having just returned home after some time away to a mostly empty fridge.
SIX RECIPES THAT GOT US THROUGH ANOTHER WEEKEATER STAFFMARCH 19, 2021EATER
I love being able to sing for my job and it’s my passion too, so it’s a double whammy.
ROCKETING TO THE TOP WITH JORDIN SPARKSLESLIE DELA VEGADECEMBER 20, 2020OZY
This double whammy has greatly increased the leverage of attackers and the pressure on hospital management teams.
THE HACKER ‘CEASEFIRE’ WITH HOSPITALS IS OVER—AND THAT SHOULD TERRIFY USJAKEMETHDECEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
This time they ain't none of them screwy Venusians to put the whammy on him, and he's doing okay.
HOIMAN AND THE SOLAR CIRCUITGORDON DEWEY
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WORDS RELATED TO WHAMMY

  • anathema
  • ban
  • bane
  • blasphemy
  • commination
  • cursing
  • cuss word
  • cussing
  • damning
  • denunciation
  • dirty name
  • dirty word
  • double whammy
  • execration
  • expletive
  • four-letter word
  • fulmination
  • imprecation
  • malediction
  • malison
  • naughty words
  • no-no
  • oath
  • objuration
  • obloquy
  • obscenity
  • profanation
  • profanity
  • sacrilege
  • swear word
  • swearing
  • vilification
  • whammy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.