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Origin of incantation
Examples from the Web for incantatory
He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
I then perceived for the first time in my life the mysterious, incantatory, supernatural powers of great eloquence.The Wrack of the Storm|Maurice Maeterlinck
Word Origin for incantation
late 14c., from Old French incantacion "spell, exorcism" (13c.), from Latin incantationem (nominative incantatio) "art of enchanting," noun of action from past participle stem of incantare "bewitch, charm," literally "sing spells" (see enchantment).