thaumaturgist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n thaumaturgist one who practices magic or sorcery
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n thaumaturgist One who deals in wonders, or believes in them; a wonder worker; a thaumaturge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n thaumaturgist Same as thaumaturge.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Thaumaturgist a wonder-worker
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—thauma, a wonder, ergon, work.

Usage

In literature:

I am no thaumaturgist.
"Yet Again" by Max Beerbohm
My reading among the Mystics and Thaumaturgists put me on the track of Arabic.
"The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" by William J. Locke
Alexander had afterward learned that he was Serapion, the star-gazer and thaumaturgist, whom all the spirits of heaven and earth obeyed.
"A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete" by Georg Ebers
Jesus, therefore, was compelled either to renounce his mission or become a thaumaturgist.
"The Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII." by Various
The civilized world is even yet full of necromancers and thaumaturgists of every kind.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
St. Francis becomes a great thaumaturgist, but his physiognomy loses its originality.
"Life of St. Francis of Assisi" by Paul Sabatier
Yet he was a thorough thaumaturgist and sometimes indulged a gloomy feeling of resentment.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
He had always a great reputation as a thaumaturgist.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
In fact, he is a thaumaturgist of the first order.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, April 1887" by Various
Mr. Maydig started violently at the change, and stood looking from the thaumaturgist to the bowl of flowers.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
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