Origin of incantation
SYNONYMS FOR incantation
Related formsin·can·ta·tion·al, in·can·ta·to·ry [in-kan-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪnˈkæn təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivein·can·ta·tor, noun
Examples from the Web for incantation
It is hard to make out exactly what she is saying, but her words act almost like an incantation.
It is therefore of importance that we use in our incantation the martial part of my magical apparatus.The Magic of the Middle Ages|Viktor Rydberg
But the incantation would not work, probably because he could not keep his mind empty.Mr. Prohack|E. Arnold Bennett
The cacique had finished his incantation over the crossed feathers, and interred them properly.Lone Pine|R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
I think, said Mrs. Temple, looking towards the wood, that Virginia's song acted as an incantation.Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion|St. George Tucker
Merodach, by whose spells the sick are re stored, will inflict upon the guilty one a dropsy which no incantation can cure.