Making initial moves toward a desired goal is all the witch doctor orders.
Isn't that a kind of witch doctor, discarded by society with the dawn of modern medicine?
He had consulted the witch doctor, and after having paid his fee was told that he had been poisoned.
Once a snake bit a man and he at once called the witch doctor.
During the epidemic that had visited the island he had developed the character of a witch doctor.
Hume affected to make light of the witch–doctor and his threats.
The natives gathered at once in response to the witch doctor's call and the woman was executed at once.
Even a witch doctor does not play the fool without some motive.
Their advice is generally taken, and the boy is apprenticed as it were to a witch doctor, who requires a good fee with him.
That suggestion of his as to employing the witch doctor was destined to stick.