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wizard +‎ -ry

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wizardry (countable and uncountable, plural wizardries)

  1. The art of a wizard; sorcery.
  2. Something, such as an advanced technology, that gives the appearance of magic.
    • 2001 April 25, David H. Crehore, “Re: OT?:pipe musings on the drive home”, in alt.smokers.pipes[1] (Usenet):
      Filled up the Ashton with Capstan and had a totally British drive home. Thanks to the wizardry of Ashton and Imperial Tobacco, that first smoke in a new pipe was sweet as a nut.
  3. Great ability in some specified field.
    He used his computing wizardry to automate the search-and-replace process.

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