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thaumaturgy

[thaw-muh-tur-jee] /ˈθɔ məˌtɜr dʒi/
noun
1.
the working of wonders or miracles; magic.
Origin of thaumaturgy
1720-1730
From the Greek word thaumatourgía, dating back to 1720-30. See thaumato-, -urgy
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noun

the performing of miracles or magic

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Greek 'wonder-working'

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Word Origin and History for thaumaturgy
n.

1727, from Greek thaumatourgia, from thaumatourgos (see thaumaturge).

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