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prestidigitation

noun conjuring, deluding, illusion, juggling, legerdemain, magic, palming, sleight of hand, sorcery, trickery
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through a shot of postmodernity--Perlongher, Lauterbach, German Belli, Bernstein, Palmer--to strident polyphony; a universe abandoned by prestidigitators at the top of their form breaks at nightfall in the mouth of a wingless angel, but what would you
FRIDAY Award-winning prestidigitators Barry and Stuart, stars of The Magicians, will dazzling Town Hall audiences with their sleight of hand in the first half.
The greatest of prestidigitators would be hard pressed to deflate and inflate the same balloon simultaneously, and such accomplished masters of legerdemain are seldom found running the major financial organs of the U.
Prestidigitators doing card tricks even call it a "force" when they get you to make the choice that they want.
To play top-notch, turn-of-the-century magicians in ``The Prestige,'' Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman studied with well-known prestidigitators Ricky Jay and Michael Weber.
THE PRESTIDIGITATORS were cruelly reduced to a solo act by an unyielding synthesiser, but The Prestidigitators-one summoned up his gods of rarrrrr to drive out all the demons from the Georgian.