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illusionist

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  • n  a person with unusual powers of foresight
  • n  someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

  • Fell almost makes an error while pursuing an illusionist.
  • By the strict classifications of his strict and jealous calling Mystifier Dante is both a prestidigitator (he does sleight of hand) and an illusionist (he does tricks which require .
  • He is a "rubber-wristed illusionist," says Waugh, a cricketing great deceived by Murali's bag of tricks more than once.
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  • Phil Jackson in Los Angeles Times
    Bowen's faster than the eye . . . he's really quick with his hands,Jackson said. "He gets in and bothers, but he's back out before the shots are up usually. You've got to give him credit. He's obviously an illusionist at some level."
  • Augie Garrido in USA Today
    We've decided with our new style of play that has taken place in the last nine games that we've added a new assistant coach - (illusionist) David Copperfield,Garrido, 70, joked at a Sunday press conference. "Somebody asked me yesterday...
  • Shlomo Scharf in Times Online
    He is an illusionist, incapable of using a proper game plan and relying on fortune rather than skill,Scharf said. "The fact that he never played football is enough to disqualify him from training the national team. I take my hat off to him...

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