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sorcerer

Paranormal
A shaman in the Middle Ages who sold cures, spells and hexes.

sorcerer (sōrˑ·ser·er),

n in several traditional cultures, a person who employs knowledge and prayer to bring about negative ends for a personal purpose. This person may propel forces of negativity, such as spirits that cause disease and embody destructive thoughts, or remove a victim's life energy. Stones, herbs, charms, and physical objects taken from the person being victimized are used to cast spells. Also called
dida:hnese:sg(i). See healers.
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From a social science perspective, sorcery beliefs are correlated with low trust levels.
She admitted that she could not complete her practice of sorcery," testified the policewoman.
I informed the police who came and she confessed that she was practising sorcery," he said.
While article 310 in the Yemeni Penal Code does not specifically mention sorcery or any of its varieties, it does criminalize "roguery" or "deceit" and any related acts, which, according to Al-Baghdadi, include sorcery and carry a penalty of at least three years in prison.
The negative aspect held against sorcery was usually that it caused in the victim a sickness that brought death.
On Tuesday, parliament also repealed the controversial Sorcery Act which previously allowed perpetrators of violent crimes including murder to receive reduced sentences on the basis of provocation by sorcery, a move which Amnesty has commended.
Sorcery is inspired by Irish mythology as you take the role of Finn, a young sorcerer's apprentice who must master the arcane arts in order to protect his homeland.
Ron Perlman, Stephen Graham, Robert Sheehan and veteran Christopher Lee star in this highly enjoyable slice of sword and sorcery.
The youth accepted the religious edicts but raised the issue of sorcery with Hassan.
I shall argue that the young people's use of sorcery to counter police violence tells us a great deal about the state of the nation.
Brisbane, Feb 5 (ANI): A man in a Papua New Guinea mining town was caught by residents allegedly eating his screaming, newborn son during a sorcery initiation ceremony.
If he was a little more selective with roles, perhaps we wouldn't have to suffer hokum such as this swords and sorcery yarn, which uses the bloodshed and religious fervour of the 14th-century crusades as a backdrop to a battle of wits between two knights and a girl accused of witchcraft.