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incantation

in·can·ta·tion

incantation

 
 
pronunciation:
In kaen teI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the words or sounds that are uttered or chanted as part of a magical ritual or spell, or the act of uttering such words or sounds.
The witches joined in a circle and began their solemn incantation.
similar words:
charm, magic, spell
definition 2: the casting of magical spells; magical ritual.
definition 3: the expression of predictable opinions or responses, likened to the chanting of a spell.
These are just the typical incantations of politicians.
derivations: incantational (adj.), incantatory (adj.)