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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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He spoke with his mother who refused to stop working in sorcery and he decided to kill her in cold blood," an official from Sharjah Public Prosecution said.
The Dubai Customs provides intensive training and awareness courses for its staff to recognise sorcery materials and their different types and shapes.
The efforts of relatives, of diviners, and also recently of news-papers and courts, to try to explore the terrors of sorcery or witchcraft practice always expand it as a field of unbelievable and inhuman atrocities, and always in great detail.
Rape, murder, apostasy, armed robbery, drug trafficking and sorcery are among the crimes punishable by death in Saudi Arabia, which strictly applies a version of sharia.
The potent ritual knowledge and supernatural powers associated with sorcery are usually passed through familial ties, and there is a deep-seated belief that while sorcery can sometimes be used for good, it is more commonly used for evil purposes.
Exorcisms - trying to ward off the evil eye or change the future with charms - are all considered as sorcery.
Francisco Velasco's razor-sharp footwork brings the unfaithful Jason to life while the majestic Currillo rules as King Creon, undone by Medea's sorcery.
He outlines some of the methods of divination, Transcendental meditation, witchcraft, sorcery, New Age beliefs such as reincarnation, self-realization, Wicca and goddess worship, of the Enneagram, and of course the worship of Satan.
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An Indonesian maid who was sentenced to two years and 400 lashes on charges of sorcery has been repatriated home safely, said Dede Achmad Rifai, a spokesman of the Indonesian Embassy, here Sunday.
The maid was acquitted of sorcery at an earlier trial in the criminal court.
Al Hashmi, the owner of Al Haqiqa TV channel, was arrested for his involvement in fraud, sorcery, and selling herbs without a licence, according to Moroccan newspapers.