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sorcerous

[sawr-ser-uh s] /ˈsɔr sər əs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or involving sorcery.
2.
using sorcery.
Origin of sorcerous
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50; sorcer(y) + -ous
Related forms
sorcerously, adverb
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  • Here they reclined just as sorcerous sleep had overtaken them.

    Henry Brocken

    Walter J. de la Mare
  • Sharp flashed his sword forth, fleet as flame, And shore away her sorcerous head.

    The Tale of Balen Algernon Charles Swinburne
Word Origin and History for sorcerous
adj.

1540s, from sorcery + -ous.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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