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in kantay shuhn

  • n  a ritual recitation of words or sounds believed to have a magical effect

  • The incantation of the hymns by the priest cast an aura of solemnity and godliness in the temple.
  • On busy street corners and in urban parks, pushers murmur, "Crack it up, crack it up," like some kind of evil incantation, bewitching susceptible kids and threatening society's .
  • Koanga's moods and moments range from a tender love scene to a fiery voodoo incantation.
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  • Crushing the Middle Class
    By: John Browne Senior Market Strategist, Euro Pacific Capital, Inc. Like a carefully memorized religious incantation, politicians and central bankers continually stress how their stimulus policies are designed to promote the interests and prosperity of the middle class.
    June 10, 2013 -

  • Sergey Lavrov in Melbourne Herald Sun
    In Moscow, Russian media quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying: "We cannot accept the incantation that this is a unique case, that independence is unavoidable. The situation is very alarming. It is only now that many of those who supported...
  • John Kenneth Galbraith in Town Hall
    As John Kenneth Galbraith said, "By affirming solemnly that prosperity will continue, it is believed, one can help insure that prosperity will in fact continue. Especially among businessmen the faith in the efficiency of such incantation is very...
  • Willie Pastrano in The Sweet Science
    He was scary looking,said Willie. "The purple veins on the backs of his hands seem to be trying to be pushed through parchment skin. When he was doing an incantation over you, his hands trembled something fierce. But I never went to him...

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