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magic

adjective by chance occurrence, coincidental, fortunate, lucky, out of the ordinary, magical, miraculous, mystic, mystical, mysterious, occult, sorcery, supernatural, uncanny, under a charm, under a spell, unusual, wizardly, wonderful
See also: prestidigitation
References in classic literature ?
It would be too much in keeping with the scene to excite surprise, were we to look about us and discover a form, beloved, but gone hence, now sitting quietly in a streak of this magic moonshine, with an aspect that would make us doubt whether it had returned from afar, or had never once stirred from our fireside.
If everybody about here was so honestly and sincerely afraid of Merlin's pretended magic as Clarence was, certainly a superior man like me ought to be shrewd enough to contrive some way to take advantage of such a state of things.
I believe the turbulent waves Swallow the last shipper and boat; She with her singing craves All to visit her magic moat.
Miss Watson's nigger, Jim, had a hair-ball as big as your fist, which had been took out of the fourth stomach of an ox, and he used to do magic with it.
It was like being taken in state round the country of a magic king and queen and shown all the mysterious riches it contained.
During this time she studied magic in order to carry out her wicked scheme.
A few days after they were again speaking of the magic ring, and the youth said,
But when an unkind word is on your lips, when a selfish, angry feeling rises in your heart, or an unkind, cruel deed is to be done, then will you hear the soft, low chime of the flower-bell; listen to its warning, let the word remain unspoken, the deed undone, and in the quiet joy of your own heart, and the magic perfume of your bosom flower, you will find a sweet reward.
From the main truck of the average tall ship the horizon describes a circle of many miles, in which you can see another ship right down to her water-line; and these very eyes which follow this writing have counted in their time over a hundred sail becalmed, as if within a magic ring, not very far from the Azores - ships more or less tall.
As I entered the little town, I came upon two of the fishermen's wives interchanging that last word "which never was the last": and it occurred to me, as an experiment with the Magic Watch, to wait till the little scene was over, and then to 'encore' it.
Under their feet in the grasses My clinging magic runs.
Nothing there is motionless - Nothing save the airs that brood Over the magic solitude.