occult, the


occult, the
oc|cult, the [ ə`kʌlt, ə`kʌlt ] noun
magic or SUPERNATURAL forces and events, and related practices:
an interest in the occult
╾ oc|cult adjective:
occult powers

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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